Creating opportunity is the best business practice
Our track record says it all
Since its inception in 1999, the Office Depot Supplier Diversity Team has been providing opportunities for qualified, competitive small businesses and Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses.
So what exactly is a Diversity Supplier?
Diverse suppliers are certified Minority-, Women-, Disabled-, Veteran-, and LGBT-owned businesses, and Small [as defined by the SBA] enterprises. Some of the SBA classifications include SBA 8(a), SDB, WOSB, EDWOSB, VOSB, SDVOSB, and HUB Zone.
What’s the right approach for my company?
To meet your specific corporate goals, we have developed two approaches to diversity that include:
Tier Two (Vendor) Diversity:
- We include diverse suppliers in our product and service assortment within our retail, contract (B2B), and online business channels. Request a copy of the most recent Supplier Diversity Product Catalog, which features over 2,000 products from direverse suppliers, from your sales representative today
Tier One Diversity:
- We offer more choices from our extensive Tier One supplier network, better collaboration to develop customized solutions, and innovation through experience and expertise to help customers meet their diversity goals.