diversity

Video Forum: Lamont Robinson, AmerisourceBergen

Video Forum: Lamont Robinson, AmerisourceBergen

In this week’s Video Forum, Lamont Robinson, director of supply diversity at AmerisourceBergen, discusses the origins of diversity, equity and inclusion programs and the company’s commitment to leadership in the field. He also addresses the benefits that veteran-owned, women-owned, minority-owned and other diverse businesses derive from AmerisourceBergen’s DEI efforts and his passion for his work.

WBA unveils second DE&I Report

WBA unveils second DE&I Report

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) released on Wednesday its second Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) Report, which provides updates on the company’s bold DE&I commitments as well as its progress on leadership diversity. In addition, the report includes  U.S. demographic data by race for the first time. Roz Brewer The DE&I Report, titled

Meijer gives to Midwest Urban League Chapters

Meijer gives to Midwest Urban League Chapters

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer on Monday announced an investment of $1 million in 19 Urban League chapters across the Midwest that align with its focus areas of economic impact, health, workforce development and education. The retailer said the move is part of an ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion. “Meijer cares about the communities it

Kroger seeks to propel diversity

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. has followed up on its promise to work toward a more equitable and just society by unveiling an action plan to support diversity and inclusion, both within its workforce and among its suppliers. The plan centers on 10 immediate actions within five focus areas, all intended to advance equality and social

Kroger unveils diversity, equity and inclusion plan

Kroger unveils diversity, equity and inclusion plan

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. on Monday revealed an action plan designed to support diversity and inclusion in its workforce and among its suppliers. “As America’s grocer, Kroger is driven to bring Americans together as an employer, grocery provider and community partner, representing Our Purpose to Feed the Human Spirit,” said Rodney McMullen, Kroger’s chairman and

Target pledges 20% increase in number of black employees

Target pledges 20% increase in number of black employees

MINNEAPOLIS – Target on September 10 unveiled new diversity and inclusion goals aimed at increasing representation of black employees across its workforce by 20% over the next three years. “Inclusivity is a deeply rooted value at Target and we’ve had an ambitious diversity and inclusion strategy for many years for our guests and team,” chief

Kroger names senior director of diversity

Kroger names senior director of diversity

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. has tapped Angel Colón to serve as the company’s senior director of diversity. “Angel has been on the leading edge of Kroger’s multicultural merchandising initiatives, as well as our internal resource groups supporting and promoting the needs of our diverse workforce, for nearly a decade,” Tim Massa, Kroger’s group vice president