Does your company put its money where its mouth is? When consumers want to promote a certain value, they “vote with their wallets” and choose brands that support it (or boycott those that don’t). Companies should think the same way. If Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) is important to your organization, it makes sense to choose vendors that feel the same way.
This simple survey helps you assess whether your corporate vendors track diversity and, if they do, whether their company demographics reflect those values. This template is especially important if one of your vendors plans to list you as a customer publicly.
This survey covers both traditional measures of diversity (like race) and less commonly talked about areas like disability. It covers both employee demographics and leadership. This survey is intended to create a conversation—not end it. The template includes open comment boxes where potential vendors can share additional information and context.
If your organization is debating between two or more possible vendors, consider adding D&I into your considerations.