Our Supplier Diversity Program builds relationships with small, local, and diverse businesses who provide commodities and services at competitive prices.
To qualify, potential business partners must meet generally accepted definitions of minority-owned, women-owned, disadvantaged, and local business enterprises.
A current listing of our Minority, Women, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise suppliers includes:
Alpha Building Corporation is a woman-owned, HUB-certified general contractor that has been transforming how large facilities undertake construction since 1969. On average Alpha completes around 1,000 projects per year. They specialize in construction management and services of multi-discipline, multi-task, multi-year contracts for commercial, governmental, healthcare, and higher education clients.
Claridge Products and Equipment, Inc., Harrison, Arkansas is certified as a business owned and controlled by a woman from the National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC). NWBOC, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit, provides corporations with the opportunity to better their procurement practices, and to women suppliers the opportunity to compete. For more information, click here.
Complete Book and Media
Complete Book, a certified HUB, small, and minority-owned business, provides access to over 3 million books, subscriptions and media titles through their catalog. Their comprehensive selection includes books and subscriptions in all fields, in electronic or print.
Graebel Van Lines
Graebel Van Lines and Optim Workspace are proud to announce their certification by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). As one of the most respected companies in the moving and workspace relocation industries, this certification recognizes their commitment to providing an unmatched customer experience during the entire moving process. Graebel Van Lines and Optim Workspace are proud to support their clients’ diversity initiatives as a certified Women’s Business Enterprise and look forward to continuing to deliver the highest quality standards. To read the full press release, click here.
Neta Scientific is a preferred supplier and certified diverse distributor and service provider of chromatographic , life science, chemical, and labware products. They are certified by the Small Business Administration as a Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), as well as a Women and Minority Business Enterprise (WMBE) by the National Minority Supplier Development Council.
Founded in 1997, Nouveau Construction and Technology Services serves commercial clients, public institutions and educational facilities. They are a highly organized Job Order Contractor with their Construction, Technology Services, Electrical Services, and Energy Services. They are certified as a Historically Underutilized Business, and manage an active outreach program into the local small and historically underutilized business community. For more information, visit here.
SHI is a minority-owned (MBE) and woman-owned (WBE) enterprise. They are the country’s largest privately held minority and woman-owned enterprise (MWBE) and provider of IT products and services. Our diversity initiatives align with corporations whose strategic business objectives include supplier diversity and development.
Extend your reach through our diverse partner network
SHI’s Diversity Business Development Initiative builds and maintains a community of diverse suppliers and partners who best serve the needs of our customers. As a large MWBE, we continue to grow an effective Tier II program by accessing our Services Partner database. We utilize certified minority, woman, veteran, small disadvantaged and HUBZone-owned businesses where it complements our customers’ needs.
MBE & WBE Certifications
SHI is a 100% minority owned company and a Corporate Plus member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). We are certified by the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (NY/NJ MSDC) and recognized by the 22 other regional affiliates of the NMSDC including the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC). A woman-owned business, we are certified with the Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC) and as a MWBE with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).
For more information about SHI, visit here.