DALLAS, April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- More and more corporations are recognizing the growing importance of LGBT diversity in the supplier and employee marketplace. Supporting diversity is not only key to corporate business success; it drives economic growth in the United States.
In recognition of those companies that helped drive economic growth through their commitment to supply chain diversity, Affinity Inc magazine is pleased to announce its 2017 AIM100. The 2017 AIM100 was selected from a stellar list of Fortune 500 corporations and professional service firms demonstrating 100 percent exemplary support and leadership for LGBT business equality and inclusion.
"The companies in our AIM100 recognize that having a diverse and inclusive supply chain that includes the LGBT community is a social and economic imperative," said Christopher Miller, publisher of Affinity Inc magazines. "Their commitment to developing and growing minority owned, woman owned and LGBT enterprises is positively impacting the manner in which global business is conducted."
Don McKneely, founder of Affinity Inc magazine added, "We honor the AIM100 for their steadfast commitment to global supplier diversity. We salute the supplier diversity teams at these companies on this well-deserved recognition and look forward to continued growth in this arena."
Research data included resources from the Human Rights Campaign, NGLCC, LGBT Regional Chambers of Commerce, Out and Equal, Pflag and the National LGBT Bar Association.
To view the list of honorees, please visit: www.affinityincmagazine.com.
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