Corning Incorporated’s optical communications business segment, Corning Optical Communications, recently received the 2017 AT&T Global Supplier Diversity Crystal Award.
Corning Optical Communications was recognized for its commitment and support of AT&T in its goal to work with companies with minorities, women, and disabled veteran owners in its supply chain. Winners of this award utilized 21.5% or more diverse companies in the products/services they provided to AT&T. This is the fifth time that Corning Optical Communications has earned this award.
“This year marks a significant milestone as AT&T celebrates the 50th anniversary of its Supplier Diversity program by recognizing the suppliers that also demonstrate values of inclusion,” said Susan A. Johnson, executive vice president, Global Connections & Supply Chain, AT&T. “We know inclusion drives innovation, betters our products and services, and makes a real difference in people’s lives. We’re proud of our 2017 Supplier Diversity Award winners.”
Of the many vendors in the AT&T supply chain, Corning is one of only 28 suppliers to receive the 2017 AT&T Crystal Award. Corning’s outstanding contributions supported AT&T supplier diversity goals and initiatives over the past year.