November 2, 2015
Massachusetts Governor’s Executive Order reaffirms and expands the Supplier Diversity Program

An historic day for disability-owned businesses and service-disabled owned businesses!

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 2, 2015) – Today is a historic day for disability-owned businesses and service-disabled owned businesses! Earlier this morning, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced several improvements to the state’s supplier diversity program, including best practice innovations and updates from the public and private sectors, the first expansion of benchmarks for minority and women-owned businesses in four years, and the first-time certification of veteran, disability and LGBT owned businesses.

The Baker-Polito Administration’s policy changes and inclusiveness of new supplier diversity categories and partnerships, have also been made effective in a Governor’s Executive Order signed today, reaffirming and expanding the Supplier Diversity Program.

Read the full announcement: [DOC | PDF]


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