Volt Supports National Minority Supplier Development Council
Volt CEO, Steven Shaw to Serve as Honorary Committee Member of NMSDC Awards Dinner
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Volt Information Sciences, a longtime advocate and supporter of diversity initiatives across all its business units, is proud to support and participate in the National Minority Supplier Development Council's Annual Business Leadership Awards Dinner in New York. Starting as a small business over 60 years ago, and supporting many small and minority businesses as customers and suppliers throughout its history, Volt realizes the value these businesses provide to our country and our economy.
Volt maintains a formal diversity spend program within its Corporate Procurement department. Additionally, as several of Volt's business units provide human capital management technologies and services, Volt companies are frequently instrumental in helping their clients develop and implement robust diversity initiatives.
In acknowledgement of Volt's ongoing support of the NMSDC and diversity business development initiatives, the Council has invited Volt's President and Chief Executive Officer, Steven Shaw, to be an honorary committee member at this year's event on May 18th at the New York Hilton Hotel.
Responding to the invitation Mr. Shaw said, "I am honored to be a part of this year's committee and support the very worthwhile goals of their organization. Volt is proud of its history of promoting diversity in business, and we appreciate the opportunity to help host this year's event and further strengthen our association with the NMSDC."
About Volt Information Sciences, Inc. Volt Information Sciences, Inc. is a leading provider of global infrastructure solutions in technology, information services and staffing acquisition. Operating through an international network of servicing locations, the Staffing Services Segment fulfills IT, engineering, administrative, and industrial workforce requirements for professional search and temporary/contingent personnel, as well as managed services programs. Consulting services support client initiatives to enhance workforce efficiencies and capitalize on workflow automation. Technology infrastructure services include telecommunications engineering, construction, and installation; central office services; and IT managed services and maintenance. Information-based services are primarily directory assistance, operator services, database management, and directory printing. Visit www.volt.com.
Providing a direct link between corporate America and minority-owned businesses is the primary objective of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, one of the country's leading business membership organizations. It was chartered in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes.
The NMSDC Network includes a national office in New York and 37 Regional Councils across the country. There are 3,500 corporate members throughout the network, including America's top publicly-owned, privately-owned and foreign-owned companies as well as universities, hospitals and other buying institutions. The Regional Councils certify and match more than 16,000 Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American businesses with member corporations that want to purchase their goods and services.
For more information about NMSDC, call (212) 944-2430 or visit the Web site at www.nmsdc.org.
Source: Volt Information Sciences, Inc.
Released May 5, 2011