A-Z Supplier Diversity Directory

Supplier diversity is a key part of how we purchase goods and services. It helps us to better understand and serve multicultural markets. And it’s critical to our success in a multicultural world. Our Supplier Diversity Program builds solid business relationships with certified minority, women, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) and small-business suppliers. This helps them grow and brings new opportunities to communities we serve.
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Accenture promotes an inclusive work environment that influences how we run our business. We strive to work with others who embrace our values by growing our pool of diverse suppliers and encouraging our large suppliers to engage diverse organizations on our behalf. Our supplier inclusion and diversity efforts demonstrate our commitment to inclusive procurement practices to create long-term value for our clients and our communities. We focus on minority-, ethnic- and women-owned businesses and those owned by or that actively employ persons with disabilities, visible and otherwise; veterans with and without disabilities; refugees; people geographically remote from labor markets; and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons.

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American Family Insurance

We recognize the structural barriers in our society that keep people from achieving their dreams, and we’re committed to doing our part to break down these barriers. American Family is committed to tackling systemic problems that impede equity – because it’s good for our communities and good for business.

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At Amgen, we understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients — we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Culture at Amgen

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission – to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

We equip all of our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added transgender benefits and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

We actively recruit to foster diverse points of view – helping to drive innovation and creativity.
We encourage open dialogue and professional debate to land on the best solutions for our patients. We pursue connectivity and diverse points of view – often by tapping into our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).

Our ERGs are groups of employees organized around a primary diversity attribute that promote employee development, professional growth and inspiration. The ERGs provide valuable business information and help lead initiatives around the world. Some the activities the ERGs lead include: networking events, community activities, healthcare topics relevant in local communities and public speaking events. With more than 20 ERG chapters around the world, we are able to benefit from a variety of perspectives to advise on business issues.

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Suppliers at Apple

Apple requires each of its suppliers to meet the highest standards for all goods and services. Our requirements include a commitment to rigorous quality assurance. In addition, suppliers must be committed, as we are, to ensuring the highest standards of social responsibility.

The ideal suppliers are those who understand our culture and expectations. We value suppliers who take the time to learn about and understand our business and who look for ways to add value. These suppliers know the importance of making and meeting commitments and delivering the highest quality goods and services.

Our business environment is competitive and fast-paced. Our suppliers must understand this dynamic and be agile and flexible in responding to changing business conditions. Above all, Apple values innovation. We appreciate suppliers who truly understand and share in our challenges, and who help us find the best possible solutions.
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The Board is committed to the fair inclusion of diverse suppliers in its procurement activities. We actively seek to foster business relationships with diverse suppliers who offer high-quality goods and services with competitive pricing and premium customer service. The objectives of the Supplier Diversity Program are to:

–promote the inclusion of, and maximize procurement opportunities for, diverse suppliers throughout the Board; and
–ensure that the Board’s supplier selection processes encourage and support the participation of diverse suppliers, giving them the tools to compete successfully in the Board’s acquisition process.

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CDW is a leading multi-brand technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. A Fortune 500 company with multinational capabilities, CDW was founded in 1984 and employs more than 8,600 coworkers. For the twelve months ended March 31, 2016, the company generated net sales of over $13.3 billion.
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Our reputation and effectiveness depend on our diversity efforts. Our Supplier Diversity/Small Business Program is dedicated to developing and promoting successful partnerships through innovative, cost-effective solutions that fuel the mutual growth of our company and our suppliers.

who we work with:

Small businesses
Small disadvantaged businesses
Small woman-owned businesses
Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) businesses
Small veteran-owned businesses
Small service-disabled veteran-owned businesses
Certified woman-owned businesses
Certified minority-owned businesses
Certified LGBT-owned businesses

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A company with approximately 29,000 employees and 520,000 vehicles requires a sizeable supply of goods and services, and our needs cannot be met by a single supplier. Our increasing cooperation with disadvantaged, minority and women-owned companies has allowed us to strengthen our supplier base, and form great partnerships with hundreds of companies who have contributed to our success.

This is why we are continually improving and enhancing our Supplier Diversity Program. We realize all kinds of businesses wish to do business with us and all of them deserve our consideration. Our program allows that to happen. It encourages companies that meet the definition of a diverse-owned business to register with us through our online portal. Managers throughout our company are then encouraged to consider using these diverse suppliers when they are procuring goods and services on behalf of the company.
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Denny’s believes that strength is derived from the diversity of our customers, employees, suppliers, franchisees and other partners across the country.

To us, creating an inclusive company that reflects our diverse customer base is good business and it has a significant, positive impact in the communities we serve. Our commitment to diversity over the years has earned us a number of national awards and recognition.

Denny’s believes that strength is derived from the diversity of our customers, employees, suppliers, franchisees and other partners across the country.

To us, creating an inclusive company that reflects our diverse customer base is good business and it has a significant, positive impact in the communities we serve. Our commitment to diversity over the years has earned us a number of national awards and recognition.

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DTE Energy Co. is a diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide.

Our largest operating subsidiaries are DTE Electric and DTE Gas. Together, these regulated utility companies provide electric and/or gas services to more than three million residential, business and industrial customers throughout Michigan.

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For 45 years, DuPont has had a formal commitment to supplier diversity as an essential business strategy that recognizes the economic advantages of tapping into the strength of small and diverse suppliers and of helping create strong economies.

“At DuPont, we realize the strategic importance of having a supply base that reflects both the diversity of our company and the global nature of our customers. When we partner with qualified small and diverse suppliers, we are not only helping to better meet customer expectations, but also contributing to the economic growth in the communities where we live and work. We know that our suppliers are integral to our success, and we appreciate the innovation and value that our small and diverse suppliers bring to our businesses each and every day”. — Ed Breen, DuPont Chairman and CEO.

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We believe that doing business with a diverse set of suppliers delivers value to the company and creates a competitive advantage for us by linking the fresh perspectives and nimble thinking of ethnically diverse, women-owned, and small businesses to our internal business needs. We actively seek to expand relationships with these types of suppliers, which we view as an often untapped source of talent.

Since 2005, the U.S. Small Business Administration has recognized us as “outstanding” in our efforts to promote and maintain supplier diversity. In 2016, we spent more than $599.6 million with 600+ suppliers classified as diverse, woman- and/or LGBT-owned businesses, as well as more than $558.4 million with 1,500+ suppliers classified as small businesses.

“Diversity and inclusion are business imperatives at Lilly. We are committed to be the best organization we can be and that will not be possible without fully embracing diversity. We want to attract the best talent, work with the very best suppliers and deeply understand ALL of the patients who need our medicines. The Lilly supplier diversity program is an important component of our comprehensive diversity agenda.”

Dave Ricks
President and Chief Executive Officer
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Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use our network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. In 2014, Ericsson established a world-class diversity program offering a matchmaking event, mentorship program, workshops and seminars, a two-tier diversity reporting portal, diversity sponsorships, growth opportunities for suppliers, and community service. Ericsson is committed to the utilization of Minority, Women and Disabled Veteran Businesses to build a “best in class” diversity program.
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Building a better tomorrow​

​​​Suppliers around the world provide more than 75% of the components used in our vehicles, so it is essential that the principles of sustainable operations are embraced at each step of the way. Our suppliers join us in working toward responsible and sustainable sourcing and operations. We recognize and value their impact on our efforts to increase awareness and transparency through each tier while reducing risk and the effect on our resources.

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​Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is an independent agency created by the Congress to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation’s financial system. The FDIC insures deposits; examines and supervises financial institutions for safety, soundness, and consumer protection.

FDIC encourages the use of minority and women-owned businesses (MWOBs) and small disadvantaged businesses (SDBs) in the acquisition of goods and services, as contractors or subcontractors.

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The Federal Reserve System is committed to fostering diversity in its procurement process by encouraging the participation of minority and women-owned businesses and awarding a substantial share of contracts to such businesses. Many of these are small businesses, and we recognize the vital role that small businesses play in contributing to the economic growth and development of the communities we strive to serve. Supporting small and diverse businesses is important because it helps the Fed fulfill its mission of promoting a healthy economy.

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Diversity is the engine that powers our success, providing a wealth of talent, experience and perspective that enriches everything we do. From our workforce, to our supply base, to our legions of loyal riders, diversity takes us to the next horizon. Two wheels, two fenders, two mirrors, two foot pegs. And so on. Building Harley-Davidson ® motorcycles takes two. In more ways than one. That’s why we’re looking for partners who can supply innovative solutions to help us get our bikes on the road.
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At Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), our mission is to maximize procurement opportunities for minority-owned, women-owned and other diverse businesses by proactively seeking qualified suppliers, building sound partnerships with and competitively purchasing from diverse suppliers.
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Suppliers as diverse as our properties. The Hilton Worldwide vision is to create supplier relationships that reflect the cultural diversity of local communities. Our commitment is rooted in the belief that relationships with new and diverse suppliers will establish our leadership role in the global marketplace and creates a multitude of benefits for our customers, team members, and stakeholders.
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At Honda, our Supplier Diversity initiatives support the development of small, minority and women-owned businesses by creating opportunities to introduce themselves and their businesses. We look for suppliers who provide quality products and services at a competitive price and help us carry out our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.

We strongly recognize businesses that are MBE/WMBE certified. Although certification is not a requirement to conduct business with Honda, it is recommended. Honda accepts the following three agencies for certification:

• National Minority Supplier Diversity Council (NMSDC)
(Or Affiliate Regional Councils)
• Southern California Minority Business Development Council
• Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
• Small Business Administration (SBA)

Ultimately, Honda’s goal is to develop a relationship with supplier’s who are as dedicated as we are to our overall diversity strategy, resulting in ways to help us become more efficient in ensuring extreme customer satisfaction.

Honda suppliers are a critical part of our business success.

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IBM recognizes that a diverse supplier base is integral to company profitability and strategic objectives–solidifying the connection between customer satisfaction and winning in the marketplace.

IBM’s supplier diversity program expands purchasing opportunities for businesses owned and operated by minorities, women, lesbian and gay, veterans, and service disabled veterans, and disabled persons. Purchasing opportunities are also expanded for our non-profit organizations that hire disabled persons and for HUBZone companies.
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At Johnson & Johnson, we recognize the importance of having a diverse supplier base that reflects our patients and customers around the world. We are committed to working with small and diverse suppliers that can support our long-term growth objectives and add value to our businesses by providing innovative solutions to our marketing, manufacturing and R&D efforts.

The Johnson & Johnson Supplier Diversity Program was formally established in 1998, and since then our total spending with small businesses and diverse-owned suppliers has been nearly one billion dollars.
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JP Morgan Chase

JPMorgan Chase has been fully committed to Supplier Diversity for over 20 years, including establishing positive relationships with other companies and organizations that are equally dedicated. We have created a Supplier Diversity Network (SDN) through which certified Minority-, Woman-, Veteran-, Service-Disabled Veteran-, Disability-, LGBT-Owned businesses register with the firm. This network is the preferred resource used to select diverse suppliers to compete for contracting opportunities.

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Our commitment to creating the best quality flavors in the world is fed by our inclusive approach to every aspect of our business. And that includes the diversity of our suppliers.

McCormick seeks to contribute to the economic growth of a diverse business community. Our Supplier Diversity Program (SDP) enables us to develop relationships with qualified, diverse businesses that meet our high standards for quality and cost effectiveness.
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“Medtronic Supplier Diversity Program: Opportunities open to small businesses, minority businesses, women-owned business and other diverse suppliers.”

At Medtronic, we strive for a diverse base of high-quality suppliers, which strengthens our ability to fulfill our Mission — to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life.Visit Site


Our suppliers should reflect the people we are in business to serve… our customers.

At Merck, we believe that having a diverse supplier base helps us better understand and anticipate the needs of the people we serve. That is why we cast a wide net in search of talent, seeking qualified suppliers from all segments of the global community. Our supplier diversity program includes Minority-, Women-, Veteran-, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender- and Disability-owned business enterprises as well as small businesses.

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Passionate about providing opportunities for all business owners.

We strive to broaden minority and women business involvement to be more reflective of the diverse communities we serve. This is accomplished through the efforts of  Messer’s Economic Inclusion department, Messer’s Supplier Diversity Leadership Team and actively engaging qualified suppliers who have the desire to build capacity and human resources.

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Monsanto welcomes all suppliers who are committed to cultivating trust through integrity and support our commitment to sustainable agriculture. We strive to protect and preserve our planet by producing more, conserving more and improving lives around the world. We are committed to lead responsibly through a collaborative partnership with suppliers. If you are interested in exploring opportunities with Monsanto, we invite to you to visit us online.
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MUFG Union

Diversity & Inclusion is a business imperative and strength for Union Bank. It is part of who we are and everything we do, from recruiting and engaging our employees to selecting vendors and reaching out to our customers. Our commitment to diversity is recognized as among strongest in the nation, as is evident by the composition of our Board of Directors, which includes over 55 percent minorities and women.

Our Diversity Vision

We will further strengthen our position as a diversity leader across our broad base of stakeholders. Union Bank will, across everything we do, reflect the diversity of the population with whom we do business. Our shareholder, employees, clients, vendors, and the communities we serve will, in turn, recognize Union Bank for our leadership and reward us for it.

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Here with you. Here for you. At National Grid we are committed to delivering safe and reliable energy to the customers and communities we serve.

We are one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world – covering Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and the UK.We are at the heart of one of the greatest challenges facing our society—delivering clean energy to support our world long into the future. Every day we work with stakeholders to promote the development and implementation of sustainable, innovative and affordable energy solutions.

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We’re the country’s largest state public power organization, producing some of the cheapest electricity in North America. We established our Supplier Diversity Program in 1983, consistent with our mission to promote economic development throughout New York State and our commitment to expand the participation of Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) in our contracting and competitive-bidding processes, both for direct procurement of goods and services and through subcontracting opportunities.
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At Nielsen, diversity is not just a goal, it is a business imperative. Our effectiveness at embracing the talents of people of different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives is key to our continued success in providing clients with information they need to succeed, and in making certain that all communities and individuals we depend upon to provide us with information about consumer behavior understand who we are, what we do and agree to participate in our consumer samples.
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The information provided by Nissan North America, Inc. on this site, and information that you provide through this site, is for registration purposes only. Registration does not guarantee or create a business relationship between you and Nissan North America, Inc. or its affiliates.

Create a single Passport profile for your business and connect with potential buyers from new markets without leaving your office. Before beginning this process, you should have specific information gathered and available at hand. Those pieces of information include:

Federal Employer ID number
Diversity Business Certifications and expiration dates
NAICS codes for the service or product you provide.

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At Northrop Grumman the Global Supplier Diversity Programs (GSDP) Office acts as the liaison between prospective small and disadvantaged businesses interested in working with Northrop Grumman and the company’s procurement organizations. The Office’s efforts to increase the number of successful minority and women –owned contractors by providing outreach and mentorship have been recognized nationally. Other small disadvantaged businesses include Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Minority Institutions, Veterans, Service Disabled Veterans and HUBZone business concerns.
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NRG Energy

We recognize that in the new energy economy, we must celebrate and leverage the unique attributes of the communities where we live and provide service. We are committed to working with suppliers that bring innovation and sustainable solutions to our organization. At NRG, we strive to maintain a position of leadership in supplier diversity among power generation companies. Our core values provide the basis for our business decisions and drive our commitment to diversity within our supply chain. We actively seek diverse business enterprises that can offer quality products and services on a competitive basis.

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At Office Depot, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where all people are valued and respected. Diversity is an important dimension of Inclusion, Innovation, and Customer Focus — three of our core values — and keys to our success in a global marketplace.

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Robert Half is focused on supplier diversity, we believe in building a diverse base of employees, clients, job candidates and suppliers that strengthens our position as a market leader. We are committed to developing successful relationships with minority-, woman-, veteran-, and disabled veteran-owned businesses to meet the needs of our customers.

To promote a diverse supply chain, we actively support and engage as members in many organizations, as well as have board affiliations with strategic organizations. In 2011, Robert Half was named the recipient of the Northern California Minority Supplier Development Council President’s Award, which is presented to a corporation that has demonstrated consistent engagement across all levels of the Council, including board of directors and committee participation.

A diverse business enterprise refers to a business that is at least 51 percent owned by a member of a minority group, including African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, veterans and disabled veterans. A woman-owned business refers to a business that is at least 51 percent owned by a woman or women.
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At SC Johnson we see great value in working with suppliers that offer diverse perspectives in addition to the best quality, service and price. We proactively seek out minority- and woman-owned suppliers, as well as those who primarily employ minority and/or handicapped employees.

Along with the obvious business benefits that come with reaching out to new and diverse partners, doing so also strengthens the community, contributes to the economic well-being of an increased number of businesses and their employees, and expands opportunities for SC Johnson to purchase quality goods and services at competitive prices.
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Shell Oil

It’s all here! The information you need to stay current on energy trends, supply chain structure, and how to analyze your company’s potential as a supplier for Shell or any other major energy company.

Shell is creating a new paradigm in supply chain diversity. We are committed to aggressively seeking out and developing the resources we will need to manage the energy needs of the 21st Century.

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Sodexo is committed to supporting diverse growth and development in the communities we serve. To achieve this, our company has a full time Supplier Diversity staff that is focused solely on pursuing these opportunities.

Every year, Sodexo continues to increase our spend with diverse business enterprises that provide us with products and services that meet our high standards of quality, competitive pricing, and service. We currently partner with more than 1,298 diverse suppliers.

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Staples values diversity and recognizes how important diversity is to maintaining a competitive advantage in today’s marketplace. The mission of our Diversity Supplier Program is to work with diverse businesses to reduce supply chain costs and to increase revenues by bringing superior products to market. Connecting customers with suppliers Staples’ business-to-business Supplier Diversity Program helps our customers achieve their corporate diversity goals. We create vendor-buyer relationships that allow diverse organizations to continue to develop in our communities, while offering our customers a wider selection of quality products at competitive prices.
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Our goal is to make sure our brand is visible in every marketplace. We want our customers to know that we’re a part of and involved in the communities we serve.

We establish new business relationships that help strengthen local economies and provide jobs in communities where many of our customers, agents, and employees are located. By reaching out and supporting a culturally diverse supplier base we broaden and strengthen our customer base.

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What is ToyotaSupplier.com?

ToyotaSupplier.com is an extension of our commitment to long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with our North American suppliers. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America (TEMA) works side-by-side with hundreds of North American suppliers to build our top quality vehicles.

Now current and potential suppliers can get information on our purchasing policies, newsworthy articles, and bio information through this home page. The login section takes existing suppliers to applications and documents they need to conduct business with Toyota online.

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With regard to diversity and inclusion at the SEC, the agency is committed to providing a workplace that includes people of diverse backgrounds and fully utilizes their talents to achieve its mission. The SEC believes that a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill the agency’s mission. OMWI is committed to taking steps to make sure that minorities and women are represented at all levels of the agency’s workforce, including in supervisory and management positions.

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We believe that working with suppliers who reflect the markets we serve helps build customer loyalty, contributes to economic development of communities and provides the expertise and innovation we need to outperform the competition. It’s these beliefs that inspired the formal launch of UPS’s Supplier Diversity Process in 1992.

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Vizient™ combines the strengths of VHA, University HealthSystem Consortium, Novation and MedAssets SCM and Sg2, trusted leaders focused on solving health care’s most pressing challenges. Our new portfolio is designed to accelerate innovation in the areas that matter most to our members. We deliver solutions to gain insight and efficiency, manage patient impact, and connect the best minds in health care – all to accelerate innovation in this dynamic industry.

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Supplier diversity is much more than a policy at Walgreens. It is an integrated business practice. We proactively procure relevant products and services from diverse owned and small businesses that mirror the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

Moreover, Walgreens commitment to supplier diversity fosters equal access to opportunity, reflecting our foundational principles of fairness, respect and equality.

We are helping to ensure that our culture sustains diversity and inclusion through a number of programs to continue our existing diversity initiatives and implement new ones. Our Community Corner program fosters vendor diversity, and our Power of Alignment initiative is designed to enhance community business relationships
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“At Walmart, we believe we’re at our best when we promote diversity across our supply chain.  For our suppliers, working with Walmart means access to the 260 million customers who shop our stores around the world each week.  For us, supplier diversity means delivering better products and a broader selection to the communities we serve.  We encourage diverse companies to explore new possibilities with Walmart.

We have an existing network of more than 3,000 diverse suppliers, and we continue to look for new suppliers with industry expertise and a desire to deliver quality products and services at scale to our customers. While we work with many different kinds of companies – from grocery to construction – they all have one thing in common: a passion for helping our friends, families and neighbors around the world live better.”- CEO, Doug McMillon

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To succeed in financial services, we must be committed to serving our diverse customers, team members, and suppliers. Therefore, we are committed to building relationships within our communities through the development and engagement of certified minority, women, disadvantaged, and small business enterprises as partners of Wells Fargo products and services.
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