We are working to create jobs and increase economic opportunities for the people and local businesses in the communities we serve. We source products from diverse, women-owned and small businesses.
Our Supplier Diversity team partners with our business units to integrate supplier diversity into procurement activities, and with national organizations to identify and develop diverse businesses.
We understand that doing business with a large company like ours can be challenging, so we’ve developed resources to help you succeed, including an executive learning series for diverse suppliers.
We expand our supplier network by working closely with nationally recognized diversity organizations and communicating with diverse suppliers about building their businesses.
Connecting, engaging, and networking with diverse suppliers, advocacy organizations, and corporate partners is a key tenet of our supplier diversity program.
In 2020, we will be taking innovative approaches to maintain our engagement, utilizing virtual engagements to ensure the success of each of our programs.
Becoming certified as a diverse supplier is one of the most important things your company can do to prepare to do business with CVS Health.
“Our world-class community of diverse suppliers plays an integral role in helping us reshape health care in America, making it simpler, more convenient, and more personalized. Their expertise and unique perspective on our business ensure we deliver products and services that meet our customers’ needs. When we invest in these suppliers, we help create jobs and provide equal opportunities for businesses that represent the diversity of our colleagues, customers and the communities we serve.”
Karen S. Lynch, President and CEO, CVS Health
In 2019, our engagement with small and diverse business led to over $5.6 billion in contributions to the U.S. economy and sustained 35,746 U.S. jobs.
Billion Dollar Roundtable
We have achieved $1 billion in spending annually with diverse suppliers, and have been named to the Billion Dollar Roundtable, an organization that promotes excellence in supply-chain diversity.