2017 DiversityInc Top 50 Announcement Event

The DiversityInc Top 13 Companies for Supplier Diversity

Companies on this list utilize established best practices to achieve higher percentages of both Tier I (direct contractor) and Tier II (subcontractor) procurement with vendors owned by women, Blacks, Latinos, Asians, American Indians, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. Best practices include:

  • Integrating supplier diversity into corporate goals
  • Having the CEO sign off on supplier-diversity results
  • Auditing supplier-diversity numbers
  • Ensuring suppliers are certified
  • Linking procurement-management compensation to supplier-diversity goals