The Council for Supplier Diversity has partnered with the San Diego Leadership Forum (SDLF) to provide complementary coaching to diverse suppliers registered with the us! Click [here]( to learn more!
The Council for Supplier Diversity has partnered with the San Diego Leadership Forum (SDLF) to provide complementary coaching to diverse suppliers registered with the us! Click [here]( to learn more!

Diverse Business Development

We provide a gateway for Diverse Suppliers to expand and increase their bottom line. We do this by creating market share growth for minority, women and service disable businesses through interaction with corporate members.

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Supplier Diversity Sourcing

We provide value added services to assist supplier diversity, procurement and sourcing professionals with program development, DBE outreach and verification of diverse supplier status. We support your corporate ability to deliver goods and services that reflect social and environmentally responsible business behavior at competitive prices.

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Creating economic opportunity within underserved communities is a part of our core services. Partnering with our corporate members, government entities, and community stakeholders, we develop economic empowerment zones to accomplish this goal.

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Council Featured Programs


Economic Empowerment Zones

This program leverages the economic fuel created by the transactions between corporate America and the diverse business community. The program mobilizes diverse suppliers to take direct action to improve the economic outcomes in the highest poverty areas within our region… Read More!

Young Entrepreneur Academy

Your participation in the Council helps support our Youth Entrepreneur Academy which is designed to teach young men and women from underserved communities how to identify, plan and start their own business… Read More!

Sourcing Services

Category Sourcing Exchanges provide the opportunity for buyers from specific product/service categories to engage with suppliers who offer services specifically within those categories. This program allows for a highly focused and productive connection between supply-chain decision-makers and DBE suppliers… Read More!

Corporate Vendor Portal Services

We have developed the Corporate Vendor Portal Update Service. As a registered supplier with the Council for supply diversity, this service allows you to provide your information in one place and have it populated to each corporate vendor portal you desire… Read More!

Supplier Certification Assistance

The Council provides personalized guidance and services for different certifications for which your business may qualify. This service includes certification application and submission to the most recognized national business enterprise certification programs…
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High Performance Services

An Executive Program for Diverse Business Leaders The most successful businesses continually seek to improve and grow. In the challenging global business environment, we are all experiencing, … Read More!

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Our Mission


Our mission is to use the disciplines of Supplier Diversity initiatives as an engine for economic development in underrepresented communities. We are dedicated to expanding business opportunities for women, minority, and service-disabled veteran business enterprises.

Council for Supplier Diversity
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