Our Supplier Diversity Program
What is Supplier Diversity?
Advancing Supplier Diversity means creating a supplier base that reflects the diversity of our consumers. Our Supplier Diversity program is a proactive initiative that identifies opportunities for Unilever to partner with underrepresented groups in businesses.
We are committed to creating a supply base centered around purpose and aligned with our mission of conducting business with integrity and openness.
How do we define a diverse supplier?
A business qualifies as a diverse supplier under our North American Supplier Diversity Program if it is based in the United States or Canada and is at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by a ‘diverse’ person/team. Diverse suppliers can receive certification by independent accreditation body in the United States or Canada.
Under our program a ‘diverse’ supplier falls within one of the following Diverse Business Enterprise Categories:
Suppliers can receive accreditation for qualification in one or more of these categories from any of the following organizations: