Certification is the process by which SDO reviews and investigates applicants who seek to participate in affirmative business opportunities within state government to determine that they meet the requirements of the state statutes and regulations. SDO certifies companies for the State ( MBE, WBE, M/WBE) certification program.
Minorities and Women owned businesses provide ever increasing value to the Massachusetts economy. By facilitating a streamed lined approach to certification and access to the various phases of state purchasing and contracting. The Supplier Diversity Office provides valuable service to many of these businesses which make up the state’s fastest growing business sector in the Commonwealth. Currently MBE’s and WBE’s gross approximately $13.3 Billion dollars and employ approximately 65,000 employees.