Capgemini wins Energy Future Holdings Supplier Diversity Partnership award

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Paris – Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced it has been awarded the Partnership award for Supplier Diversity by Energy Future Holdings (EFH) at an annual event in Dallas, Texas. This award is presented to the business entities, who, through the power of partnership, demonstrate their commitment to business success through the inclusion of diverse Suppliers. Energy Future Holdings Corp. is a Dallas-based, privately held energy company with a portfolio of regulated energy companies which serve the high-growth Texas electricity market.

Capgemini has been recognised for its strong commitment to Supplier Diversity, as a multi-tier partner, and for recognizing the business benefits of Supplier Diversity within its own company. Capgemini provides Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Supply Chain Services for EFH including tactical procurement transactions. In 2012, Capgemini’s buyers in Krakow had a Supplier Diversity spend which increased by 113%, compared to 2011.

More recently, Capgemini officially launched its own Supplier Diversity initiative at the Access Business Expo sponsored by the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council. Capgemini has also demonstrated the implementation of best practices, including significant outreach initiatives, executive commitment, inclusion of Diverse Suppliers in sourcing opportunities, as well as goals being set and tracked, as they relate to diversity spend.  

Ann Schwemler, Vice President for Business Process Outsourcing at Capgemini said: “We are proud to be recognised with this award, demonstrating our dedication in launching our own Capgemini Supplier Diversity Programme as well as supporting EFH Client inititives.” 

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