FEATURE3 September 2020

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Fiona Blades writes about the impact of diverse business accreditation.


Would you like to be introduced to clients such as P&G, Mastercard and Bank of America? How about procurement helping you to get onto the roster? Some free training programmes from Dell or EY? Learning from business owners across the world? Awards?

If you answer ‘yes’ to any of these questions and you own a diverse business, consider accreditation.

If you are a corporate client wanting to encourage innovation, inclusion, flexibility, speed and a fresh perspective, join not-for-profit network WEConnect International to meet diverse businesses.

It wasn’t until I moved to the US that I saw the importance of recognising Mesh Experience as a women-owned business. In fact, during the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been heartening to receive emails from corporates checking on our status.

There is a benefit to corporates in encouraging diverse supply, beyond simply doing the right thing. Let’s check out some facts.

  • Jigsaw Research, a certified women-owned business, won Global Agency of the Year at the MRS Awards 2019
  • Boston Consulting Group ...