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Supplier Diversity Program

Supplier Diversity Program

LSC is advancing in inclusion, not only from the perspective of students or employees but in Supply Management, by increasing the minority businesses that do business with us.

To be considered a diversity vendor, the business/vendor must be certified.  These are the minority certifications agreements that LSC accepts:

Minority Certifications Agreements that LSC Accepts

 

(Click on each link to know more about the certification process at each organization)

Benefits of Being Certified as a Minority Vendors 

There are a lot of benefits of becoming a certified business/vendor and becoming part of a great diversity community:

  • To be certified, it opens doors to a bigger network, new resources, the possibility to build relationships with fellow businesses and large companies.
  • It is a marketing opportunity in the State of Texas because of itís diversity.
  • The chances of getting a contract with the Government or a government like entity are higher with a certification.
  • It creates opportunities to be in front of larger companies that have developed supplier diversity programs and need to subcontract minority vendors.
  • The State of Texas mandates specific goals to meet, and for that reason companies and State Agencies are continuously looking for diversity vendors to do business with.

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