USHCC Honors Leading Companies in Supplier Diversity at 2017 Million Dollar Club Breakfast

Washington, D.C., Oct. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) was privileged to honor 48 leading companies for their commitment to supplier diversity at the USHCC’s Million Dollar Club Breakfast during its signature National Convention on October 3rd in Dallas, TX.

The Million Dollar Club was established to recognize corporations that actively demonstrate a commitment to minority and women owned enterprises through their work with Hispanic suppliers. This year’s honorees have invested a minimum of $25 million to upwards of $1 billion or more in contracts with Hispanic-owned companies. In total these companies have invested approximately $17.3 billion collectively.

“We applaud this year’s Million Dollar Club honorees as true trailblazers in supplier diversity. These industry leaders are turning the word of inclusion into actions of inclusivity by their continued investment of resources to ensure that their suppliers reflect the faces of their customers, employees, and shareholders. The USHCC enthusiastically celebrates and thanks these companies’ leading efforts as part of our Million Dollar Club,” said USHCC President & CEO Javier Palomarez.

“As our country expands and diversifies its workforce, we need to create the space and opportunity for similar diversity with our suppliers,” said USHCC Chairman Don Salazar. “The USHCC is committed to this philosophy and is proud of our Million Dollar Club honorees for their steadfast commitment to safeguarding the diverse supplier network that reflects America’s diverse communities.”

The following companies have been recognized:

$1 billion and up category winners:

  • AT&T Services, Inc.
  • Avis Budget Group, Inc.
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Toyota Motor North America
  • Comcast NBCUniversal
  • Enterprise Holdings

$500 million – $1 billion category winners:

  • General Motors
  • Pacific Gas and Electric
  • Southern California Edison
  • The Kroger Co
  • Verizon Communications

$250 – $500 million category winners:

  • Bank of America
  • PepsiCo, Inc.
  • United States Postal Service

$100 – $250 million category winners:

  • BP America Inc.
  • CVS Health
  • Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
  • Duke Energy
  • IBM
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc.
  • Macy’s, Inc.
  • Merck
  • Shell
  • Sprint Corporation
  • The Home Depot
  • Wells Fargo

$75 – $100 million category winners:

  • UPS
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • The Coca-Cola Company

$50 – $75 million:

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Hilton
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Marriott International
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • MillerCoors
  • Walgreen Co.

$25 – $50 million:

  • American Airlines
  • American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
  • Anthem, Inc.
  • MGM International Resorts
  • Nokia
  • Target Corporation
  • TIAA
  • T-Mobile
  • US Bancorp
  • Wyndham Worldwide

To learn more about the USHCC National Convention, visit ushcc.com/convention.

About the USHCC

The USHCC actively promotes the economic growth, development and interests of more than 4.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses, that combined, contribute over $668 billion to the American economy every year. It also advocates on behalf of 260 major American corporations and serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local chambers and business associations nationwide. For more information, visit ushcc.com. Follow us on Twitter @USHCC.

Attachments:

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/71f10991-4abf-488e-bcdd-019f27e14ac4

CONTACT: Communications Team
United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
press@ushcc.com