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Diverse Supplier Certification Overview

Checklists Feb 11, 2022

Give your business a competitive edge with official recognition as a diverse supplier. Why should you pursue these certifications? In short, because certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Disability-Owned Business (DOBE), LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE), or Veteran-Owned Business gives you expanded opportunities to connect with the 85% of U.S. organizations who are investing in supplier diversity programs. Certification will also give you access to a broad, supportive community of others who are certified and ready access to critical databases, tax incentives, and loans. Here are the need-to-know details for each of the major supplier certifications.


Jamie Ousterout

Jamie (she/her) is a Certified Diversity Executive and vice president of Client Success for The Diversity Movement. She is the main point of contact for clients, helping take action on DEI journeys.