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Minority business owners, development council focus on relationship building

Travis Powers is the first to admit business success is all about relationships. While many small companies try unsuccessfully for years to nab large contracts, Powers’ human-capital-management and technology services company won a government…

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Accenture’s Supplier Diversity Mentoring Program Takes Flight

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has launched the second, expanded class of its Diverse Supplier Development Program. The mentoring program, which teams qualified diverse suppliers with Accenture executives to develop strategies that strengthen the protégé companies` capabilities, has grown from 9 to 16 suppliers from across the United States.

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Aon Seeks To Promote Diversity Partnerships

Aon Corp. announced the creation of Aon Cornerstone Innovative Solutions, an effort it said is aimed at developing relationships between minority businesses and Aon’s corporate clients.

The program, explained David Prosperi, vice president of global public relations, came out of conversations with clients looking to develop and fulfill their own diversity initiatives. Under the program, minority-owned businesses dealing with Aon will be connected with the broker’s clients where there is a complementary use for their business offerings.

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