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Eaton named Best of the Decade for supplier diversity by Minority Business News

November 9, 2018

CLEVELAND … Power management company Eaton today announced that is has been named a 2018 Best of the Decade honoree for supplier diversity by Minority Business News (MBN USA), a leading minority business publication.

“Eaton’s supplier diversity strategy is based on a commitment to create positive economic and social impact in our communities through our supplier partnerships,” said Rogerio Branco, executive vice president, Supply Chain Management. “We are proud to be named among the Best of the Decade, which demonstrates our progress in promoting an environment where diverse suppliers can thrive.”

According to MBN USA, the 2018 Best of the Decade list was compiled based on key indicators including:

·         Impactful promotion of supplier diversity to improve a company’s business performance

·         Identification of strategic opportunities to include and grow diverse suppliers

·         Creation of a positive environment for procurement employees

·         Encouragement of innovative ideas among employees and suppliers

The MBN USA editorial team analyzed the data by using its supplier diversity leader index and corporate leader index, measurements of how closely an individual or company matches the key indicators listed above.

Leaders who most strongly exemplify the characteristics are included in the list.

View the full Best of the Decade list here.

Learn more about Eaton’s commitment to supplier diversity here.

Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 98,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.

Contact: Meghan Cole, 412-893-2891