2016 and 2017 Supplier of the Year
Philadelphia, PA, -- CenterPoint Group, a New Jersey based Consulting and Procurement Company, has been honored by the Eastern Minority Supplier Diversity Council, EMSDC, as Supplier of the Year. The EMSDC is a Regional Council of the NMSDC (National Minority Supplier Development Council).
According to Valerie Cofield, President/CEO of the EMSDC, [CenterPoint Group] “has distinguished themselves by demonstrating growth in sales, continuous growth in MBE to MBE purchases, innovation in the delivery of services, significant and continuous contribution to the growth and development of their community, and commitment to the cause and success of the EMSDC.”
The award was presented at the Annual Choice Awards Gala at the Bellevue in Philadelphia. This event recognizes the achievements of top minority-owned businesses, dynamic industry leaders and major corporations that are committed to supplier diversity.
About the EMSDC and NMSDC
The Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council (EMSDC), a regional affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), advances business opportunities for certified minority enterprises and connects them to corporate members. Membership in both organizations include some of America's largest publicly-owned, privately-owned and foreign-owned companies, as well as universities, hospitals and other buying institutions. The NMSDC is one of the country’s leading corporate membership organizations. Please visit http://www.emsdc.org or http://www.nmsdc.org for more information.
About Certified Minority Business Enterprise
As core values are adjusted to reflect the rich diversity of the emerging global marketplace, social responsibility and diversity programs are ever evolving trends in the corporate world. Many companies have committed to a diverse and global culture that values inclusion and diversity both internally with their employee base as well externally with the suppliers and partners that do business with them. They seek to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural setting. Through such a cross-functional commitment, these companies promote conscientious corporate citizenship and sustainability that benefits both their employees and varied customer base alike.
As a minority owned business, CenterPoint is well equipped to support these diverse needs of our global partners. CenterPoint is certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) with the National Minority Supplier Development Council. Certified as an MBE, we qualify for participation in most companies’ Supplier Diversity Programs.