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.
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.
Amgen’s Supplier Diversity Program, managed by Global Strategic Sourcing, provides opportunities to small and diverse businesses to supply goods and services to Amgen. Amgen’s Supplier Diversity Program is governed by the Supplier Diversity Policy and is consistent with Amgen’s Diversity and Inclusion strategies. A supplier diversity course is available to Amgen’s staff through Amgen’s on-line training system.
Amgen strives in its procurement program to identify, develop, and utilize small business concerns, including those that are disadvantaged, veteran-owned, service-disabled veteran-owned, women-owned, as well as Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZones). Amgen’s intent is to support economic development efforts to the extent that jobs may be provided, entrepreneurship may be advanced, and useful goods and/or services may be procured at competitive prices.
Boston Scientific is engaged in an ongoing effort to build diversity and inclusion into every aspect of our company, including our supply chain.
To that end, Boston Scientific is committed to the sustained support of Small and Diverse Businesses who share our dedication to improving the quality of patient care.
As part of our procurement process, we will proactively provide maximum practical opportunities for certified:
Small Disadvantaged Businesses
Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses
CDW Corporation, headquartered in Lincolnshire, Illinois, is a provider of technology products and services for business, government and education.
The CDW Business Resource Groups (BRGs) play an important role in promoting an inclusive culture. They provide professional development, informal mentoring and networking opportunities to its members. Business Resource Groups also provide a forum for coworkers to build awareness, celebrate their affinity area, collaborate with other BRGs and provide business perspective on diversity and inclusion initiatives at CDW.
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.
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.
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.
Fluor is committed to achieving excellence in supplier diversity.Their registry is for suppliers, contractors and other organizations interested in or already working with Fluor.
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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.
Qualifying as a Supplier to Hess
We use a global system to pre-qualify suppliers prior to engaging in contracts. The Supplier Profile Questionnaire (SPQ) is designed to collect and store information on suppliers who may be invited to work with Hess. The system is part of an internal process we use to pre-qualify suppliers for upcoming contracts. SPQ provides a standard approach to the pre-qualification process and ensures that suppliers complete relevant assessments.
Are you subscribed to ISNetworld? If scope of work for Hess consists of labor on any Hess operational location (domestically), Hess requires subscription to ISNetworld to be pre-qualified from an Environmental, Health, and Safety perspective. Hess utilizes ISNetworld as a pre-qualification tool that collects self-reported information from suppliers (Environmental, Health and Safety data/Insurance Certificates, EMR Letters, Injury & Illness records, etc.) dependent on Hess specific requirements.
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.
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:
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.
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.
We have a mission: to be the best home improvement retailer for our customers and our communities; a lofty goal, for sure. But Lowe’s is reaching out, extending the boundaries of our company beyond the traditional retail environment, setting higher standards for the way American business works within our communities. We know that minority- and women-owned enterprises play an important role in the economic development of this nation. We also know these enterprises are significant in providing job opportunities.
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.
We recognize the importance of diverse minds, experience, cultures and businesses. We are committed to creating an environment that attracts and supports talented people, without regard to race, creed or ethnicity. Messer is committed to leadership in creating economic opportunities for all segments of our regional communities. We believe sustainable change requires strategic relationships and a commitment of resources and capital. Messer’s objective is to grow the resources and capacity within our communities’ minority-owned business enterprises (MBEs) and woman-owned business enterprises (WBEs).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Build Stronger Communities
We are committed to supporting our community, being responsible partners, and giving back.
We seek to continuously strengthen our supply chain responsibility via our choice of and working relationship with partners for their social, environmental and animal welfare practices.
Working with our franchisee owned, Independent Purchasing Company (IPC), the Subway® brand is committed to pursuing sustainable initiatives that focus on energy efficiency, water and resource conservation, waste reduction and sustainable and ethical sourcing and supply chain management.
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.
As a part of the process, we make the following pledge to each and every diverse supplier:
We will have designated employees at the corporate, regional and district offices who assume the responsibility of reviewing business opportunities for your company’s products and/or services.
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.
As the world’s largest retailer, Walmart strives to save people money so they can live better. This mantra is at the core of every decision we make. One way we fulfill this commitment is to embrace diversity in all aspects of our organization; from our talented associates to the supplier partners we work with to deliver the products and services our customers want and need.
An important aspect of meeting these needs across Walmart is our Supplier Diversity Program. This program provides companies owned and operated by minorities, women, veterans and people with disabilities equal footing to effectively work with us while at the same time, growing their own business.
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.