We’re delighted to present the Global Impact Sourcing Coalition (GISC)’s first Steering Committee members. Please find below an introduction from each of the Steering Committee members, an impressive group of leaders that have demonstrated real commitment to advancing Impact Sourcing on behalf of their organizations and the GISC.
The next wave for employment in outsourcing is not about finding the next location, it’s about thinking more inclusively when tapping local talent.
Procurement leaders are looking for ways to show they are making a positive impact on society. BPO providers are looking to differentiate themselves and identify new talent that meets their needs. Impact Sourcing offers this opportunity.
On June 15, the GISC partnered with the IAOP to host a webinar about impact sourcing. The recording of the webinar is now available on the IAOP website.
Recently the GISC published “The Autism Empowerment Kit,” which offers recommendations and resources for employers to provide workplace accommodations that empower employees with autism. Microsoft, one of the sponsors of this kit, shared this resource with its suppliers at an event on disability inclusion. We spoke with Tim Hopper, Microsoft’s manager of responsible sourcing initiatives, about this initiative and the company’s wider commitment to Impact Sourcing.
Hopper: “For Microsoft, Impact Sourcing is about knocking down artificial barriers to employment and allowing high-potential individuals to bring their strengths to the marketplace. By partnering with our suppliers, we can bring people in who would not otherwise have an opportunity and support their success in the workplace.”