PORTLAND, OR – Skanska has received Intel Corporation’s EPIC Valued Supplier Award for Supplier Diversity, one of just 12 companies across all of Intel’s global supply chain to win an EPIC Valued Award for 2022. As described by Intel, its “Excellence, Partnership, Inclusion and Continuous Improvement (EPIC) program is a multiyear, performance and quality improvement process for the highest performing suppliers in Intel’s global supply chain. Winners of the Valued Award have made an outstanding contribution in a specific area and had a major positive impact on the Intel supply chain and business.”
“Being one of just 12 companies to receive this award is an honor and a tribute to our incredible team,” said Katie Coulson, Vice President – Account Manager, Skanska USA Building. “Partnering with and developing local minority, woman, and veteran-owned small-businesses through our Construction Management Building Blocks® program has made a real difference for Intel and the community.”
Established more than 15 years ago, Skanska USA’s Construction Management Building Blocks® (CMBB) program provides partnership, training and development to small and diverse subcontractors with the goal of strengthening business and building capacity. More than 800 companies have graduated from the CMBB program with more than $250 million in contracts awarded to program graduates.