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Statement of importance.
At Salesforce, we are blazing new trails in enterprise software every day while focusing on our mission of improving the state of the world and driving Equality for all. Our company wide commitment to Equality extends to our supply chain. Our suppliers are a critical part of our success and innovation. We work with suppliers that not only share our values, but also operate with integrity, respect, and transparency.
We believe that partnering with small businesses and diverse suppliers is not just the right thing to do; it is smart business. We seek certified diverse suppliers that bring innovation and go beyond compliance to positively impact local communities, ecosystems, and the environment.
What is considered a small business or diverse business enterprise?
*Minority - as defined by the country where the business was established
**Veterans - Salesforce also supports the military community through its Vetforce initiative.
***Small Business - The definition of a small business depends on the industry and the country where the business is established. Businesses based in the U.S. may self-certify that they meet the requirements for a small business. If you are uncertain whether you meet the federal requirements, please visit U.S. Small Business Administration.
Our partners in Supplier Diversity & Inclusion.
Salesforce partners with industry leaders and organizations that are shifting the standards of supplier diversity and supporting the certification, growth and development of diverse business enterprises. Among the groups we partner with to further our initiatives and help us develop diverse supplier relationships are:
- National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
- National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
- National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC)
- Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
We accept third-party certifications from many organizations, including the above. Other third-party certifications of diverse business ownership by private organizations or by federal, state, or municipal agencies or departments may be considered on a case-by-case basis.