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DIVERSITY COUNCIL

Our Mission

The Council dedicates its time and effort to assist the CBS Corporation to meet its goals in
Diversity and Inclusion in both the letter and the spirit of those goals. In so doing, it supports
and strengthens efforts company wide to:

  • Build representation of diverse groups throughout our workforce at every level
  • Identify the best practices from across divisions that help build the careers of diverse employees and work to communicate the benefit of those practices to implement them companywide
  • Continue the process of identifying diverse suppliers to build their ongoing role in the provision of goods and services to the company
  • Strengthen the dialogue across the corporation around the topics of Diversity and Inclusion – building bridges between divisions, corporate groups and employee groups devoted to this important topic
  • Provide outreach to the communities we serve through employee engagement, partnerships, mentoring and informational forums
  • Enhance and build robust communications vehicles centering on diversity efforts, outreach and initiatives

Leadership

CBS Corporation, and its divisions are committed to building an environment that values diversity throughout the corporation and in its business practices.

- Josie J. Thomas

Executive Vice President
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Chair CBS Diversity Council
CBS Corporation

FEATURED DIVERSITY NEWS

Congratulations Javier Avitia!

On June 10, Javier Avitia, Executive Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs for CBS Studios International, received the Mexican American Bar Foundation’s Professional Achievement Award at the organization’s gala […]

Diversity Blog

“Just American” By Munis Rashid

In meetings, I frequently get the question: TV or film? When I first decided to be a screenwriter, I would have said film, hands down. Now, I’m not sure I […]

Exploring the Pillars of the CBS Women’s Networking Group with Kydee Williams and Phoebe Gittelson (Part 2 of 2)

In honor of Women’s History Month, The CBS Women’s Networking Group co-chairs, Kydee Williams and Phoebe Gittelson, discuss what the pillars of the group mean to them… Philanthropy Kydee When […]

Upcoming Events

Jun
27
2018

2018 AWM Gracie Awards Luncheon

CBS Diversity and Inclusion sponsoring and attending Josie Thomas, Executive Vice President,

Jun
28
2018

Alliance of Women Executives: Executive Presence Training Session at CBS

Hosting: CBS Entertainment Diversity and Inclusion Alliance of Women Executives (AWE), Execu

Events and Outreach

CBS Corporation Special Diversity Edition UPDATE, a sampling of the many diversity initiatives mounted in 2017.

This snapshot represents the scale of the internal activities and outreach efforts in one of the most important areas of our company. Take a look.

The Diversity Institute has four components which are designed to provide program participants with access to the decision making process in network television both in front of and behind the camera. Each of the elements described below offers a unique approach to professional relationship building and career development in Hollywood.

At CBS, supplier diversity is a cornerstone of Company policy and a key part of our ongoing business strategy. We encourage executives throughout the organization to commit to competitive, value-added procurement procedures. We welcome all diversity vendors to compete and bid on contracts and jobs based on the universal criteria of quality, cost and track record.

- Leslie Moonves

Chairman and CEO,
CBS Corporation

Supplier Diversity

Our Commitment

At CBS we are committed to the advancement of an environment that promotes a diverse supplier base. We engage in a multi-faceted approach in order to foster a vibrant diverse supply base which is reflective of the communities and customers that we proudly serve with our content every day:

Internal Outreach: Through internal communication channels, we engage the operating groups within CBS to promote opportunities for diverse supplier

External Outreach: Through engagement with regional and national advocacy groups,CBS strives to discover and engage qualified diverse suppliers and match them with potential opportunities across the CBS organization

Utilization: Utilization of diverse suppliers is measured on an ongoing basis, with a focus on driving spend with qualified diverse vendors

Verification: We utilize external, non-biased information to regularly review the certification information of our diverse suppliers

Contact Information

CBS Corporation Strategic Sourcing, suppliers@cbs.com

Additional Supplier Documents

To view the CBS Supplier Compliance Policy, click here.

My CBS Journey

CBS Diversity Reel 2017

My CBS Journey-Josie Thomas

My CBS Journey-Amanda Armstrong

My CBS Journey-Catrice Monson

My CBS Journey-Conway Shui

My CBS Journey-Court Passant

My CBS Journey-Doug Robinson

My CBS Journey-Michelle Miller

My CBS Journey-Nicole Young

Employee Resource Groups

CBS recognizes the value of employee support. To that end we have employee resource groups in
place to provide a platform for employee ideas and projects and to foster interdepartmental
networking, diversity and inclusion.

RAD

The CBS Diversity Employee Networking Group

ANGLE

ANGLE is the CBS Corporation LGBT and Allied Employee Resource Group.

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CBS Women’s Networking Group

Eye-Speak

EYE Speak

CBS-Veterans-Network

CBS Veterans Network