A leading beauty and cosmetics company wanted to provide opportunities for people from underprivileged communities to join its supplier ecosystem in China.

However, its indirect procurement team in the region had limited expertise to drive the social inclusion program. The company decided to find a partner that had experience in managing sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives in the procurement and supply chain space. The company picked GEP.

Read on and find out how GEP developed a strategic approach and operating model, identified and engaged with communities and NGOs, set process flows and practices in place and led the program execution, helping the client exceed its goal by 20% in 2021.

This case study is a must-read for procurement leaders who want to lead the way to DEI and drive positive change.

Theme: Sustainability