Addressing Gender & Racial Underrepresentation in the Supply Chain Workforce

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay More supply chain companies are focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in regards to gender and race than ever before, but smaller companies in the sector are much less likely to identify this as a focus. When looking at representation among the workforce, small businesses in the sector again tend to lag behind …

ASW to Sponsor NACD Webinar

January 5, 2021 ASW Global is sponsoring the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) annual Legislative and Regulatory Outlook webinar on January 28.  NACD is an international association of chemical distributors and their supply-chain partners. Member companies process, formulate, blend, re-package, warehouse, transport, and market chemical products for over 750,000 customers. NACD’s member and affiliate companies represent more than 85% …

CEO Featured in IWLA Newsletter Focus on Inclusion

ASW CEO André Thornton is featured in IWLA’s innaugural Inclusion & Diversity Council Newsletter. The article highlights Thornton’s transition from an All-Star MLB career to becoming a successful entrepreneur. Thornton underscores ASW’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and discusses the business case for D&I initiatives. He also clears up misconceptions some may have about minority-owned businesses. “Some people hear terms …

Statement from ASW CEO

ASW, an African-American owned company, promotes and encourages equality, diversity and inclusion and is a strong advocate for those values, especially when they are threatened. As CEO of ASW, I’m saddened by the tragic and unnecessary deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and others like them. The outcry for accountability and change seen throughout our country is a …