Avis Budget Recognized for Supplier Diversity

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Avis Budget Group Inc. has been honored with awards for its efforts in promoting opportunities for disadvantaged, minority, and women-owned businesses. Recent awards include:

- Top 100 Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises: Conducted annually by Women's Enterprise Magazine, the listing includes companies that lift ceilings for women-owned business enterprises. Avis Budget Group is listed as a company that regards the inclusion of women's business enterprises as essential to supply chain productivity and, ultimately, to corporate success, according to the company. 

- 50 Top Companies for Supplier Diversity: Avis Budget Group was among the companies singled out by Black Enterprise for its efforts in procurement spending and partnership with minority firms.  

- 2017 Corporate 101: America's Most Admired Corporations for Supplier Diversity: Given by the editorial board of Minority Business News USAAvis Budget Group was selected among the top companies for its commitment to developing diverse enterprises and driving supplier development initiatives as well as its involvement with minority development councils.

"In order to operate in approximately 180 countries around the world, it is imperative that our supply chain be as diverse as our customer base," said Larry De Shon, CEO and president of Avis Budget Group. "For this reason, we have a long-standing commitment to working with diverse suppliers and believe it is a key component to our success as an organization. We are proud to be recognized for our efforts."

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