• State Certification

    During the Certification process, by which SDO reviews and investigates applicants who seek to participate in affirmative business opportunities within state and local government to determine that they meet the requirements of the state statutes and regulations. SDO certifies companies for the State ( MBE, WBE, M/WBE, PBE, VBE and SDVOBE) certification program.

    Diverse businesses provide ever increasing value to the Massachusetts economy.  By facilitating a streamlined 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.