Diverse Suppliers— United Goals

We are committed to diversity in all aspects of our organization, from the talent we employ to the local communities we serve to the suppliers and partners we work with.
Given such, we continuously strive to provide contract opportunities to certified diverse suppliers who meet our standards for products and services.

Certification Requirements

Cierant requires that diverse firms provide certification of their diverse status. A privately-owned diverse firm must be at least 51 percent owned, operated and controlled by one or more individuals within the same diverse category. Publicly-owned firms must have at least 51 percent of their stock owned by individuals within the same diverse category.

Qualified diverse categories include the following:

Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE): individuals within the following racial or ethnic groups: Black, Hispanic, Asian-Pacific, Asian-Indian or Native American.

Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE): women, regardless of race or ethnicity.

Veteran Business Enterprise (VBE): individuals who have served in active duty in the United States military.

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Enterprise (SDVBE): individuals who have served in active duty in the United States military and were disabled as a result of that service.

Diverse Classifications

Our supplier diversity program includes the following diverse vendor classifications:

  • Minority-Owned Business Enterprises (MBEs)
  • Women-Owned Business Enterprises (WBEs)
  • Veteran-Owned Business Enterprises (VBEs)
  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Enterprises (SDVBEs)

Submit Program Inquiry

If your business falls into one of the above classifications and you are interested in becoming a diverse supplier of Cierant, please click the button below to submit your interest and we will be in contact with you shortly.


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