Supplier Diversity-Small, Local and Minority Businesses

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

NEW!!! On May 4, 2017, Governor Hogan signed into legislation HB 319, which approved a name change for the Small, Local and Minority Business Enterprise (SLMBE) Office.  As of June 1, 2017 the SLMBE Office shall be known as the Office of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion (OSDI or Supplier Diversity Office).




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.

The Four Pillars of Excellence

Paving the Road to Supplier Diversity

Fiscal Year (FY) 2016

M/WBE Total Contract Payments

Minority & Women Business Enterprise (M/WBE) $114.8 million

Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) $99.9 million

M/WBE Total Contract Awards

Minority & Women Business Enterprise (M/WBE) almost $151 million

Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) $228.5 million

Small Local Business Enterprise (SLBE)

In FY2016, $44.7 million in total contract awards went to WSSC-Approved SLBE firms.

In FY2016, $31 million in total contract payments went to WSSC-Approved SLBE firms.

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