Office of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion (OSDI):

 

Small Local Business Enterprises (SLBE) and Minority Business Enterprises (MBE)

"Diversity... Just the Way We Do Business" 


Supplier Diversity

WSSC 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 or by subcontracting through primary suppliers. All of WSSC 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).

Mission Statement

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.

Our Strategy

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.


Fiscal Year (FY) 2018

M/WBE Total Contract Payments

M/WBE $146.5 million (28%) of Total Contracts Payments

M/WBE Total Contract Awards

M/WBE $157 million (26%) of Total Contract Awards


Small Local Business Enterprise (SLBE)

SLBE Total Contract Payments

SLBE $41.3 million (8%) of Total Contract Payments

SLBE Total Contract Awards

SLBE $53.1 million (9%) of Total Contract Awards

 

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