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Supplier Diversity @ Lenovo

 
Lenovo envisions diverse suppliers as a natural part of our business strategy in order to expand our diverse supplier base, strengthen economic development, and create competitive advantage for all involved.


Lenovo is committed to maximizing the inclusion of diverse suppliers by identifying opportunities, developing and incubating relationships, creating processes that encourage diverse supplier integration, and creating a culture of inclusion.

 

 

 

Program Overview


Lenovo’s Supplier Diversity program is designed to provide opportunities for the following certified and/or verified small and diverse businesses:

 

-- Women-owned businesses

-- Minority-owned businesses

-- Veteran-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses

-- Persons with disability-owned businesses

-- Small businesses

-- Small HUBZone businesses

-- Small disadvantaged businesses

 

 

Program Qualifications

 

 

To qualify as a woman-owned business, company must be at least 51% owned and controlled by one or more U.S. citizens who are women.

To qualify as a minority-owned business, company must be at least 51% owned and controlled by one or more U.S. citizens from any of the following ethnic groups: Asian American, Black or African American, Hispanic American, or Native American.

To qualify as a veteran-owned or service-disabled veteran-owned business, company must be at least 51% owned and controlled by one or more U.S. citizens who are veterans or service-disabled veterans.

To qualify as a persons with disability-owned business, company must be at least 51% owned and controlled by one or more U.S. citizens who are persons with disabilities.

To qualify as a small business, company must qualify as a small business under the Federal criteria and size standards in 13 CFR 121 (see FAR 19.1). Click
here for details.

To qualify as a small HUBZone business, company must be located in a Historically Underutilized Business district and certified by the Small Business Association. Click
here for details.

To qualify as a small disadvantaged business, company must qualify as a small business (defined above) and be at least 51 percent owned by one or more individuals who are socially and economically disadvantaged. Company must be registered with the SBA. Click
here for details.

 

 

Certifications and Verifications Accepted

 

 

-- Women-owned businesses: Women Business Enterprise National Council

-- Minority-owned businesses: National Minority Supplier Development Council

-- Veteran-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses: Department of Veterans Affairs

-- Persons with disability-owned businesses: US Business Leadership Network

-- Small Businesses: Registration in the Federal System for Award Management or self-certification, if requested

-- Small HUBZone businesses: Small Business Administration

-- Small disadvantaged businesses: Registration in the Federal System for Award Management

 

Lenovo also accepts certification by state agencies and entities, such as the North Carolina Department of Administration.

 

 

Diverse Supplier Registration

 

We welcome all small and diverse suppliers who can add value to our business and meet our requirements on a competitive basis to register as prospective suppliers. If you qualify as a small or diverse business with the appropriate certifications/verifications, and are interested in registering, please complete the Diverse Supplier Registration Form below.


Download the form here: DIVERSE SUPPLIER REGISTRATION FORM

 

Once completed, please return your signed form and any relevant certifications to supplierdiversity@lenovo.com.

 

Please note: Diverse Supplier Registration qualifies your company for consideration in the bidding process. It does not guarantee that your company will be awarded business with us.

 

 

Contact

For inquiries about our Supplier Diversity Program, please email supplierdiversity@lenovo.com

 

 

 

 

 
   
 
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