"Diversity... Just the Way We Do Business"
WSSC Water is committed to a goal of providing Minority, Women and Small, Local Business Enterprises the opportunity to compete for our business, whether directly with WSSC Water or by subcontracting through primary suppliers. All of WSSC Water contracted vendors are asked to support our commitment to Supplier Diversity. This is achieved through our two programs: Small Local Business Enterprises (SLBE) and Minority Business Enterprises (MBE).
The Office of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion is dedicated to creating an inclusive purchasing environment while building sustainable relationships; expanding opportunities; and cultivating growth of small, local and minority business enterprises which adds value to the Commission and community we serve.
Fiscally, to support the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission in achieving its Office of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion objectives by offering trusted and convenient services to both our internal and external stakeholders through customized solutions that center on Supplier Advocacy, Compliance, Extensive Outreach, and Supplier Development.
M/WBE $152 million (29%) of Total Contracts Payments
M/WBE $133 million (27%) of Total Contract Awards
SLBE Total Contract Payments
SLBE $34 million (7%) of Total Contract Payments
SLBE $29 million (6%) of Total Contract Awards