Fact Sheet: Supplier Diversity

ByNWBC Council

Fact Sheet: Supplier Diversity

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Corporations use supplier diversity programs to strengthen their supply chains by cultivating the marketplace of women-owned, minority-owned, veteran-owned and LGBT-owned vendors.

These programs originated as government initiatives to foster the use of underutilized historically disenfranchised businesses.

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NWBC Council editor

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is a non-partisan federal advisory council created to serve as an independent source of advice and counsel to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women business owners.