Supplier Diversity Policy
Steptoe is committed to embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion as business and moral imperatives. We believe diverse suppliers strengthen communities and create mutually beneficial relationships. Therefore, we support the growth, promotion and retention of a wide range of businesses owned by persons who are racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+, women, differently abled, and veterans.
Aperio is a Consulting Group that helps companies navigate uncertainty and provide the compass companies need to not only understand the landscape, but forge a new path. Aperio transform data into insights by using feature extraction and classification algorithms to identify the critical factors and separate the signal from the noise. They provide the predictive power to anticipate future company needs.
"We are so grateful that Steptoe supports our women owned business by using us for gifts."
LeadWise Group is a legal talent development firm that specializes in supporting law firms and lawyers through training, coaching, and consulting in the areas of leadership, management, and business development.
"As an organization, Steptoe is truly committed to strengthening diversity, equity and inclusion. That commitment is demonstrated by everything it does, internally for its people and externally for the community. It's been a pleasure and a privilege collaborating with Steptoe as a talent development coach and trainer."
Inclusion Nation is a consulting management firm founded by Michelle Silverthorn who is a Diversity Speaker, Culture Change Expert, and a former Steptoe attorney. Inclusion Nation focuses on improving recruiting, retention, and promotion of diverse professionals; recognizing and interrupting implicit bias; building culturally competent workforces; enhancing belonging and authenticity, and innovating mentoring and sponsorship throughout the workplace.