The Home Depot supports NEW as gold sponsor
Monday, October 10, 2011
The Home Depot is the Network of Executive Women’s newest
gold sponsor, supporting NEW’s mission to attract, retain and advance
women in the retail and consumer products industry through education, leadership
and business development.
As a gold sponsor, The Home Depot will help sustain the
Network's activities, participate in national and regional events and have
access to the Network's career development and diversity and inclusion best
"We are thrilled to be a sponsor of the Network of Executive
Women,” said Sabrina Green, Home Depot director, diversity and inclusion. "Home
Depot has a strong commitment to developing female leaders and we believe The
Network of Executive Women serves as an extension to our existing programs.”
The world’s largest home improvement retailer is ranked
number 30 on the 2011 Fortune 500 U.S. list.
The company’s values reflect its commitment to its employees
and workplace diversity. "The key to our success is treating people well,” the
retailer notes on its website. "We do this by encouraging associates to speak
up and take risks, by recognizing and rewarding good performance and by leading
and developing people so they may grow.
"To remain successful, our associates must work in an
environment of mutual respect, free of discrimination and harassment where each
associate is regarded as a part of The Home Depot team.”
The company also is committed to working with diverse
business partners. To reach out to the company is a national member of the
Women's Business Enterprise National Council and the National Minority
Suppliers Development Council. The retailer also sponsors and attends national
and regional diverse supplier and small business trade shows. It also advertises
in publications geared toward diverse business owners.
than 70 of the cpg/retail industry's largest companies are national Network
sponsors. Ninety-five percent of the Network's sponsors renew their commitment
each year. For more information, download our sponsor brochure here
or contact Nancy Krawczyk, director of client services East, at (215) 327-4861
or Stephanie McFee, director of client services West, at (561) 459-5540.