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As a Fortune 500 Company and international distributor of electrical and general MRO products, WESCO Distribution, Inc. (“WESCO”) welcomes opportunities to work closely with businesses led by minority, women, and disabled owned entrepreneurs whose talents and capabilities assist WESCO in being a stronger and more respected company.
WESCO is committed to purchasing products and services from companies having diverse ownership characteristics, as well as supporting our customers with quality products to maintain their operations at high levels of safety and performance.
Mission:The mission of WESCO’s Commitment to Diversity Program is to develop the tools and solutions to grow and expand our business by working with diverse business enterprises that meet or exceed our customer’s requirements and create a competitive advantage for WESCO. It is our company policy to encourage these partnerships with diverse suppliers in all aspects of our business.
Many of our customers actively pursue a diverse supplier base that can add value to their businesses and help achieve long-term growth objectives through viable supplier diversity programs. WESCO is able to support these objectives by providing Tier 2 reports to our customers in order for them to manage their compliance, monitor progress, and meet specific procurement diversity program goals. If you have questions or would like to request diversity reports please contact your sales representative or the local WESCO Distribution, Inc. branch office for assistance.
Supplier requirements:Thank you for your interest in WESCO’s Commitment to Diversity Program. To be eligible to participate in our Program, your company must be 51% owned, operated, and controlled by a United States citizen who satisfies the ownership requirements as a woman, minority, small, hub zone, veteran, disabled, or a disadvantaged individual and/or group.
The diversity principal business owner must also be certified. Certification of minority and ownership status is required. WESCO accepts certification documents from the following:
- Municipal or State Purchasing Departments
- NMSDC - National Minority Supplier Development Council
- NWBOC - National Women Business Owners Corporation Network
- WBENC - Women's Business Enterprise National Council
- WMBEC - Women & Minority Business Enterprise Clearinghouse
- SBA - Small Business Administration
To register as a diverse supplier in WESCO’s Commitment to Diversity Program, please visit our website at www.wesco.com and follow the links to our Supplier Diversity page. After successfully completing the online registration, your information will be entered into our corporate supplier diversity database for use with future opportunities.