bp’s commitment to supplier diversity is aligned with the company’s commitment to America.
Per bp America President Susan Dio, bp’s supplier diversity work will go a long way toward helping us build a stronger, better, more competitive company with America’s changing demographics.
The company has spent more than $6 billion with over 1100 diverse and small business enterprises since 2008, and was one of the first major corporations to create a formal program to increase purchases with minority- and women-owned businesses.
This investment helps the communities where bp operates by boosting economic development while supporting jobs and local employers.
The company is working toward achieving $1 billion in annual spend with certified diverse business enterprises in the U.S.
In 2018, bp America was named one of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBE) and inducted into the Hall of Fame by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). This award recognizes corporations with supplier diversity processes that have worked especially hard to sustain and bring qualified and competitive WBEs into their supply chains.
Qualified suppliers must be certified by one of the third party entities listed below.
Potential supplier companies must register in the Supplier Diversity database by completing the online profile
If your company is already a part of our national database of diverse suppliers, sign in and update your profile
The following definitions outline the different types and qualifications for classification of diverse businesses