Company recognized for its commitment to the inclusion of certified women business owners
Kelly has been recognized by the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council with the 2023 Excellence in Supplier Diversity Award in the Best-In-Class category. The award honors corporate members who have successfully integrated supplier diversity into their corporation and have meaningful results in certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) spend.
The Excellence in Supplier Diversity Awards were designed to identify corporations with outstanding supplier diversity programs that include certified women business owners in their supply chain. The Great Lakes Women’s Business Council identifies Best-In-Class winners as corporations that excel in WBE spending, capacity building, and advocacy for women-owned businesses.
“Kelly delivers best-in-class exemplary performance in supplier diversity year after year,” said Michelle Richards, executive director of the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council. “We applaud Kelly for its leadership and support of certified women business owners.”
Other 2023 Best-In-Class winners are Adient, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Comerica Bank, DTE Energy, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, MillerKnoll, Stellantis, Toyota, and Walbridge.
“We are honored to be recognized among an elite group of companies who are at the forefront of supplier diversity development,” Kelly Chief Diversity Officer Keilon Ratliff said. “Diversity is embedded into our corporate culture and an integral component of our global footprint. Our support of women-owned businesses in our supply chain strengthens our ability to deliver top workforce solutions to our customers.”