Supplier.io Recognizes Supply Chain Diversity Leaders for Commitment to Small and Diverse Spend

Award Winners Supported 1.3 Million Jobs, $104 Billion in Wages through Small and Diverse Spend

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Supplier.io, a leading SaaS provider of supplier diversity and ESG data and management solutions, has released its 2023 Supplier Diversity Economic Impact report, which highlights its network’s significant impact on job creation and economic growth through small and diverse business spend. The report also launches its inaugural Supply Chain Diversity Excellence Awards, which celebrates this year’s leaders such as CVS Health and Constellation Energy.


“Responsible sourcing is a competitive differentiator, which is why 97% of enterprise executives continue to support supplier diversity programs,” said Aylin Basom, CEO of Supplier.io. “By investing in small and diverse suppliers, companies are not only fostering innovation and enhancing their supply chain competitiveness, but also effectively reducing risks and costs. Most importantly, it enables businesses to support their communities and fuel economic growth. Our Supply Chain Diversity Excellence Award is a recognition of the organizations that demonstrate significant commitment to enriching the global marketplace through inclusive procurement strategies.”

The companies within Supplier.io’s 2023 Economic Impact report – including the Supply Chain Diversity Leaders – collectively generated over 1.3 million jobs, $104 billion in income, and $31.4 billion in tax revenue to the global economy through small and diverse spend last year.

The Supply Chain Diversity Leaders include companies across a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, retail, manufacturing, telecommunications, and transportation. CVS Health and Constellation Energy are among the leading brands celebrated for fostering job creation, economic growth, and tax contributions within the global marketplace.

Supplier.io data shows Minority-Owned, Women-Owned, and Veteran-Owned businesses are among the fastest-growing segments for job creation. The professional, scientific, and technical services industry supported the most job growth, with $35.7 billion in spend to support over 200K jobs. Lastly, California is the leader in supplier diversity, generating the most jobs, wages, and tax revenue, followed by Texas, New York, and New Jersey.

To view the 2023 Economic Impact report, visit www.supplier.io/resources/reports/2023-economic-impact-report.

To learn more about how Supplier.io can demonstrate your program’s impact on the communities you serve, visit www.supplier.io and request a complimentary demo today.

About Supplier.io

Supplier.io is the market-leading SaaS provider of supplier diversity and ESG data and management solutions. The platform enables organizations to track and manage responsible sourcing, providing valuable data and insights that drive business growth, and the ability to measure social, economic, and environmental impact. Equipped with unparalleled data intelligence, superior technology, and expert guidance, Supplier.io’s customers can establish and advance their supplier diversity and ESG initiatives effectively and strategically. For more information, visit www.supplier.io.

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