Yum! Brand, the global restaurant brand which owns Pizza Hut, KFC and taco Bell, has presented its inaugural Supplier Diversity Award to The BAMA Companies, Inc (BAMA) at their annual supply chain awards.
The Supplier Diversity Award was created to honour a supplier demonstrating significant leadership in the area of diversity and inclusion.
For more than 20 years, BAMA, a woman-owned business enterprise, has been a leading and valued supplier of quality baked goods to KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell and has demonstrated a strong commitment to driving diversity and inclusion efforts in their organization.
“We believe it’s critical to reflect the community’s diversity in all that we do, including our supply chain. I’m pleased to recognize BAMA with our first Supplier Diversity Award for their outstanding contributions to our business, and for demonstrating that diversity and inclusion is a business imperative,” said Greg Creed, Chief Executive Officer, Yum! Brands, Inc.
Among its diversity and inclusion initiatives, the Company is holding Unconscious Bias training, hosted by James Fripp, Senior Director of Yum! Global Diversity & Inclusion, and facilitated by Howard J Ross, author and thought leader on culture, leadership and innovation.