Business diversity and inclusion is about increasing opportunities and ensuring fair access. Since the 1970s, we have maintained a Supplier Diversity Program that promotes the use of diverse suppliers. We proactively promote and seek opportunities to work with qualified small, disadvantaged, women-owned, veteran and service-disabled veteran-owned, and minority-owned business enterprises.
Our culture of respect for people makes us a stronger, more successful company. In the most recent federal reporting period, from Oct. 1, 2017 through Sept. 30, 2018, small and diverse businesses received more than $635 million in contracts, including: