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|August 31, 2022||Study Shows Disadvantages For M/WBEs In Central Louisiana||
A recently published disparity study for the City of Alexandria in central Louisiana shows how minority and women-owned firms face an uneven playing field when vying for city contracts.
|August 24, 2022||City Of Portsmouth Undertakes M/WBE Disparity Study To Provide Equal Opportunities|
|August 2, 2022||Santa Clara County M/WBE, DVBE, LGBTQ Disparity Study Looking For Feedback||
Disparity studies determine whether a government entity has engaged in exclusionary practices in the solicitation and award of contracts to minority, women-owned, and ...Read more
|July 20, 2022||Disparity Study Finds Austin’s M/WBE Program is a Success||
As part of the increasing emphasis on supplier diversity, a number of cities across the country are reviewing their procurement of goods and services. The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA ...Read more
|June 7, 2022||San Diego Aiming for More Diverse Participation in Public Works||
San Diego seeks to become California’s leading city in bringing about public works participation for women and minority owned firms. City officials also want to tackle any barriers that disabled ...Read more
|May 2, 2022||Delaware Study Shows Disparities in State Contracts for DBE firms||
A new study looking at contract disparities in Delaware has been released by MGT Consulting Group.
The disparity study found that firms owned by ...Read more
|March 8, 2022||M/WBE goals rarely met in Missouri, lack of disparity studies||
A new report published on NPR provides a historical overview of the lack of disparity studies and procurement and bid opportunities for minority and women-owned firms in the state of Missouri.
|January 14, 2022||SDB Goal for Federal Agencies Expanded to 11% by Biden Administration||
In order to increase utilization of Small-Disadvantaged Businesses (SDBs), the Biden-Harris administration recently announced a set of federal procurement reforms.
The White House is reques ...Read more
|November 29, 2021||Baton Rouge May Create $400k MBE Task Force||
The money is in Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome’s proposed budget, but the Metro Council has already initially approved $228,000 for the division to hire two employees.
"We have execut ...Read more
|November 12, 2021||Wisconsin Veteran Business Owners Seek Action||
The Wisconsin State Legislature created the Supplier Diversity Program and in 2014 set a goal of awarding one percent of state contracts to veteran-owned businesses.
That goal has never been ...Read more