Supplier Diversity

Committed to supplier diversity and economic inclusion

As a global organization, everyone at AmerisourceBergen is inspired, motivated, and driven by our purpose to create healthier futures for everyone around the world. 

Our commitment to supplier diversity is led from the top and is integrated across our businesses. We proactively seek diverse suppliers while simultaneously ensuring that we receive the highest quality products and services at the most competitive prices. 

Working with small and diverse companies

AmerisourceBergen encourages working with diverse suppliers while ensuring that it receives the highest quality products and services at the most competitive prices. To do this, AmerisourceBergen performs outreach efforts to gather profile information on companies that offer products and services that meet AmerisourceBergen’s business requirements.

Diverse suppliers are certified companies that are at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by:

  • Small Business Enterprise
  • Woman Business Enterprise 
  • Minority Business Enterprise
  • Veteran-owned Small Business
  • Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) Small Business
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Business
  • Service-Disabled Veteran-owned Business 
  • Disabled Business Enterprise
  • Veteran Business Enterprise

Resources

Women's Enterprise Magazine

Lamont Robinson reshapes supplier diversity at AmerisourceBergen

Women's Enterprise USA Magazine is the #1 women's business enterprise magazine covering the latest on women-owned business enterprises and corporate champions.

Una

The Six C's of Supplier Diversity

Lamont Robinson presents The Six C’s of Supplier Diversity and how to implement a supplier diversity program that's build to last.

Diversity Professional

AmerisourceBergen's new Supplier Diversity Director launches new program

Lamont Robinson tackles supplier diversity in the pharmaceutical industry

Harvard Business Review

Why You Need a Supplier-Diversity Program

Supplier diversity programs are an important way to combat social injustice in the United States.

WBEC-East

7 Things All Business Owners Need to Know About Supplier Diversity

Supplier.io

Diverse suppliers: these 5 steps can help you stand out

How do you stand out in a crowd of diverse suppliers? You're all vying for the same contracts and opportunities, so how can you get your firm noticed?

CEO Statement

AmerisourceBergen is committed to developing and procuring products and services from minority, women, veteran, LGBTQ and disabled owned businesses as they are the foundation of a competitive economy and a source of business innovations that make AmerisourceBergen a leader in healthcare distribution and related services. We do this by promoting viable opportunities for diverse businesses within our local communities. This important work is guided by our purpose of being united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.
- Steve Collis, Chairman, President and CEO

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