Supplier Diversity Office (SDO)

SDO's Mission Statement:
To promote diversity, equity and inclusion in state contracting by:
1. Certifying diverse businesses (minority, women, veteran, service-disabled veteran, disability and LGBT-owned) and small Massachusetts-based businesses;
2. Connecting these companies with business opportunities and resources that enhance their marketability when bidding on public contracts; and
3. Collaborating with Executive Agencies and public organizations to:
a. Identify and remove barriers for diverse and small businesses; and
b. Increase diverse and small business spending.

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The SDO's goals are to increase opportunities for certified businesses and Small Business Purchasing Program (SBPP) participants through annual state agency spending benchmarks and include bid evaluation criteria within the state goods and services bid process. The SDO also provides public access to the certified business lists on the SDO web pages and distributes business opportunity events and notices to SDO participants. 

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One Ashburton Place, Room 1411, Boston, MA 02108-1552

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