Message from Our CEO
True to Diversified’s name, diversity is in our DNA. Not just in the value we provide our clients, but in the value we see in our associates and suppliers. We know that only through diversity can we continually provide quality services and solutions that help move the needle for our clients. As proud members of many communities around the world, we take our obligations of corporate citizenship very seriously and we are committed to supporting diverse businesses in those communities whenever possible.
Chief Executive Officer
Our Supplier Diversity Mission
Diversified recognizes that creating partnerships with diverse suppliers is a major competitive advantage and a powerful business tool. Diversified’s supplier diversity mission is to build relationships with and purchase goods and services from certified diverse enterprises owned by minorities, women, veterans, lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender that can help Diversified achieve its growth objectives.
Program Participant Qualifications
To participate in the Diversified supplier diversity process, a business must be at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by member(s) from one of the following targeted enterprises or other businesses recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA):
- Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE), individuals who are at least 25%:
- Native American
- Women-owned Business Enterprise (WBE)
- Veteran-owned Business Enterprise (VBE)
- Disability-owned Business Enterprise (DOBE)
- Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ+)
To help ensure that our bidding opportunities reach all eligible diverse businesses, Diversified works in conjunction with and accepts third-party certification from the following organizations and councils:
- Affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
- Affiliates of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
- Certification of Disabled & Veteran-Owned Businesses (NVBDC)
- National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
- Certification from additional city, state, or Federal agencies may also apply
To participate in the Diversified supplier diversity process, a company must have a current third-party certification from one of the above organizations.
Diversified is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We are dedicated to providing equality of opportunity in all areas of employment and business including, but not limited to gender, race, nationality, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register as a supplier?
Register as a Supplier
If you qualify as a diverse business and possess a current certification from a certifying agency such as NMSDC, WBENC, NGLCC or a city, state or federal agency, you are invited to complete our online supplier profile. By completing this profile, your company information will be entered into our database of potential suppliers.
Please be aware that this registration does not qualify you as an approved supplier. This step is the beginning of the process that allows your company information to be made available to Diversified’s procurement team for potential opportunities.
To learn more or register as a supplier: firstname.lastname@example.org
What is Diverisfied’s commitment to the supplier diversity process?
Diversified maintains strong and active relationships with a diverse and highly qualified group of suppliers.
Diversified is committed to building a strong supplier diversity process. The foundation consists of internal and external deliverables to help ensure success for all Diversified stakeholders.
What does Diversified buy?
What We Buy
Diversified’s Global Supply Chain is the primary provider of Diversified’s purchasing needs globally. Here are some examples of the products and services purchased by Diversified:
How to Participate?
For more information about our supplier diversity process and how to participate, please contact:
37 Market Street
Kenilworth, NJ 07033