To become an LGBTBE diverse supplier, interested parties submit their application (found on the NGLCC website) along with required documentation. A review process follows, usually involving an on-site visit to confirm ownership status, interviews and board approval. Upon approval, the business will be officially certified as a diverse supplier and can be counted as such.
Diverse suppliers bring innovation, cost savings, increased market share and positive economic impact. Integrating certified diverse suppliers into a company's supply chain benefits shareholder value and should be included as part of every corporate procurement best practices.
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