Capgemini Wins Energy Future Holdings Supplier Diversity Partnership Award

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Paris, 6 May 2013 – Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced it has been awarded the Partnership award for Supplier Diversity by Energy Future Holdings (EFH) at an annual event in Dallas, Texas. This award is presented to the business entities, who, through the power of partnership, demonstrate their commitment to business success through the inclusion of diverse Suppliers. Energy Future Holdings Corp. is a Dallas-based, privately held energy company with a portfolio of regulated energy companies which serve the high-growth Texas electricity market.

Capgemini has been recognized for its strong commitment to Supplier Diversity, as a multi-tier partner, and for recognizing the business benefits of Supplier Diversity within its own company. Capgemini provides Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Supply Chain Services for EFH including tactical procurement transactions. In 2012, Capgemini’s buyers in Krakow had a Supplier Diversity spend which increased by 113%, compared to 2011.

More recently, Capgemini officially launched its own Supplier Diversity initiative at the Access Business Expo sponsored by the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council. Capgemini has also demonstrated the implementation of best practices, including significant outreach initiatives, executive commitment, inclusion of Diverse Suppliers in sourcing opportunities, as well as goals being set and tracked, as they relate to diversity spend.  

“Ann Schwemler, Vice President for Business Process Outsourcing at Capgemini said: “We are proud to be recognized with this award, demonstrating our dedication in launching our own Capgemini Supplier Diversity Program as well as supporting EFH Client inititives.” 

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With more than 125,000 people in 44 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2012 global revenues of EUR 10.3 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business Experience™, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.
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Capgemini's Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) solutions have helped some of the world's largest, multinational corporations transform their business processes in the areas of Finance & Accounting, Customer Operations Management, Human Resources, Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Sustainability, and Social Media Management. With its unique combination of best-in-class processes, industry leading technology and highly skilled people, Capgemini BPO solutions consistently deliver new levels of productivity, implement new business models, and boost business results that are aligned with client objectives. As part of Capgemini's Rightshore® delivery network, a team of over 13,500 BPO professionals provide services to more than 100 clients in 37 languages from an integrated global network of 23 delivery centers located in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Guatemala, India, Poland, Sweden and the United States.