Office of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion (OSDI):

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

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

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) 2017

M/WBE Total Contract Payments

M/WBE $156.9 million (or 27%) of Total Contracts

M/WBE Total Contract Awards

M/WBE $236.1 million (or 37%) of Total Contract Awards

Small Local Business Enterprise (SLBE)

SLBE Total Contract Payments

SLBE $56.2 million (or 10%) of Total Contract Payments

SLBE Total Contract Awards

SLBE $53 million (or 8%) of Total Contract Awards



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