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Supplier Diversity Resource List

We are committed to increasing opportunities for African American-owned businesses in corporate supply chains.

Why Supplier Diversity Matters

In an effort to promote diversity and inclusion in the business world, we have compiled a comprehensive list of companies that are certified as diverse suppliers. By supporting these diverse suppliers, companies not only contribute to a more equitable business environment but also gain access to a broader range of perspectives, skills, and expertise.

Accenture LLP

Accenture’s Diverse Supplier Development Program (DSDP) reflects our commitment to developing and expanding relationships with diverse businesses owned by minorities, women, persons with disabilities, LGBT, veterans, disabled veterans, and service-disabled veterans, and others.

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.


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.

Eli Lilly and Company

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.

Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac is committed to the principles of equal opportunity in our contracting practices, regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, religion, age, disability status, veteran status, genetic information and other characteristics protected by law.

Freddie Mac encourages minority-, women- and disabled-owned businesses to register as “Diverse Suppliers” on our website.


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.


IBM is Celebrating 55 Years of Global Supplier Diversity Excellence. We believe that a diverse supplier base is integral to company profitability and strategic objectives. For more than 55 years, IBM has championed diversity and equal rights for everyone – including its suppliers.

JP Morgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase is committed to building and fostering economic equity for Black business owners. That’s why we spend over $2 billion annually with diverse suppliers and support their development and continued success. Want to join our network? Register your business on our supplier diversity network portal to be considered for upcoming projects, business development and networking opportunities.

Liberty Mutual Insurance Group

As a global company that serves customers of different cultures and backgrounds, Liberty Mutual is committed to actively supporting and engaging an inclusive supply base. We understand that having a supply chain that includes minority-, women-, LGBT-, disabled-, and veteran-owned businesses will promote innovative thinking and yield stronger business results. We value the energy and perspective of these dynamic suppliers and welcome the opportunity to be a part of their story and ultimate success.

LISC - Local Initiatives Support Corporation

LISC has joined forces with Abbott to provide diverse
small businesses with the tailored growth capital, loans and support they need to compete for contracts.

Who is eligible?
Businesses offering B2B products and services to the healthcare industry, with a focus on those owned by people of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, people who identify as LGBTQ, and other historically underrepresented groups.

Merck & Company Inc.

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 want our pool of suppliers and contractors to reflect the diversity of the consumers who buy our vehicles.

Nissan values inclusion in all areas of our business as we strive to mirror the diversity of our customers and the communities where we do business. We are committed to procuring innovative goods and services, retailing our cars and communicating from a diverse perspective to offer customers competitively designed market-driven products.

Northwestern Mutual Life

The mission of the Supplier Diversity program at Northwestern Mutual is to develop mutually beneficial relationships with historically underrepresented businesses in order to strengthen our overall supply base, provide the best value to our policy owners, and create lasting impacts in our communities.

Raytheon Company

One of the best ways to benefit our customers and communities is to expand the diversity of our suppliers. This not only fosters an environment of inclusion but also drives economic empowerment and opportunity.

Learn more about our commitment to increasing opportunities in our community and beyond.

San Diego Unified School District

San Diego Unified School District is looking to increase participation of minority-owned businesses (MBEs) in its construction program. San Diego Unified has over $11.6 billion in funding to repair, renovate, and revitalize neighborhood schools as part of its capital improvement program. Construction projects include new/renovated facilities, safety and security upgrades, athletic fields, classroom technology, charter schools, air conditioning, and other capital improvements throughout the district. The school district has a robust business outreach program with participation goals for small and minority, women, and disabled veteran-owned business enterprises.


At Stellantis, Supplier Diversity is the intentional inclusion of minority-owned, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses in sourcing opportunities to achieve innovation, cost reductions and revenue growth objectives.

Our Mission
To promote supplier diversity excellence by utilizing communication and outreach to provide access, growth and development opportunities to diverse businesses and contribute positively to Stellantis financial performance.

Toyota Motor North American

Through our Supplier Diversity processes, Toyota will continue to generate business opportunities that position diverse entrepreneurs for economic sustainability, yield competitive advantages for our company and deliver exceptional mobility experiences for our customers through innovation.

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