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Supplier Diversity

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Our Supplier Diversity Department was established to assist with Supplier Diversity Inclusion. By building and sustaining the Houston business community through effective inclusion initiatives, we help Historically Underutilized businesses (HUBs) minority, women, veteran, business enterprises (MWVBE) grow.

Throughout the years, we have established long lasting relationships with various minority commerce’s, programs, and licensing agencies in a conscious effort to assist and recruit diverse suppliers.

Why spend with Diverse Businesses?

Spend with such businesses results in:

  • Equity and inclusion for businesses often left out of the supplier base
  • Economic benefit for local socio-economic communities
  • Agile service providers with an eagerness to efficiently and accurately get products and services to us
  • Resiliency in the face of changing campus needs
  • Cultivation of sustainable partnerships with campus departments

     

HUB Subcontracting Plan Overview

When a vendor is awarded more than $50,000, they are required to submit a HUB Subcontracting Plan to Lone Star College. Minority businesses create jobs in minority communities and help build wealth among communities as a whole.

Situations requiring that a plan be developed:

  • Voters approved a $485 million bond in Nov. 2014.
  •  Of the $485 million, $290 million will include building projects.
  • Lone Star College has developed a goal-oriented program to use certified HUB and small business.
  •  We actively solicit such participation in conjunction with the $485 million 2014 Bond Program construction and supporting projects.

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20515 SH 249
Mail Code UP1102
Houston, TX  77070-2607