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USHCC Honors Leading Brands in Supplier Diversity at 2015 National Convention Million Dollar Club Breakfast

WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) honors leading brands in supplier diversity at the association's Million Dollar Club Breakfast on September 22 in Houston, Texas.

The Million Dollar Club was established to recognize corporations that actively demonstrate a commitment to minority and women owned enterprises through their work with Hispanic suppliers. This year's honorees have invested a minimum of $25 million to upward of $1 billion in contracts with Hispanic-owned companies.

"We applaud our 2015 Million Dollar Club honorees as champions in supplier diversity," said USHCC President & CEO Javier Palomarez. "These industry leaders have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion by reflecting the faces of their customers, employees and shareholders in their respective supply chains. Their procurement decisions have bolstered opportunities throughout the country by creating jobs and fostering economic development in the communities where they are needed most. The USHCC is delighted to celebrate these companies as part of our Million Dollar Club."

$1 billion and up category winners

  • Ford Motor Company
  • Avis Budget Group, Inc.
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • AT &T
  • Toyota Motor North America
  • Verizon Communications

$500 million - $1 billion category winners

  • Comcast NBCUniversal
  • Southern California Edison
  • United States Postal Service
  • Sprint Corporation

$250 - $500 million category winners

  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • PepsiCo
  • General Motors
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kroger Co.
  • Hewlett-Packard

$100 - $250 million category winners

  • Bank of America
  • IBM
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Lear Corporation
  • Microsoft
  • Wells Fargo
  • Delphi
  • CVS Health
  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc
  • Macy's Inc.
  • Procter & Gamble
  • The Coca-Cola Company

$75 - $100 million category winners

  • Duke Energy
  • Shell
  • City of Houston
  • SUPERVALU
  • Target
  • Walgreens

$50 - $75 million category winners

  • Alcatel-Lucent
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Marriott International
  • MillerCoors
  • Sodexo
  • UPS

$25 - $50 million category winners

  • Anthem, Inc.
  • BP America
  • Cummins Inc.
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Merck
  • MGM Resorts International
  • Tarrant County College
  • BMW
  • American Airlines
  • TIAA-CREF
  • Wyndham Worldwide
  • Honda North America

To learn more about the 2015 National Convention, visit www.ushcc.com/convention.

About the USHCC

Founded in 1979, the USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development of our nation's entrepreneurs. The USHCC advocates on behalf of nearly 3.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses, that together contribute in excess of $486 billion to the American economy, each year. As the leading organization of its kind, the USHCC serves as an umbrella to more than 200 local chambers and business associations across the nation, and partners with more than 240 major corporations.

For more information, visit www.ushcc.com.

CONTACT: Ammar Campa-Najjar Director of Communications and Marketing 619-721-5148Source:United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce