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Supplier Diversity

Discover embraces diversity and inclusion among our employees, customers and suppliers. Through our Supplier Diversity program, we create relationships with suppliers that help us to achieve business goals and bring thought leadership to Discover.

Our commitment to supplier diversity enables us to procure the best goods and services while providing equal opportunity for diverse suppliers to compete for our business.

Diversity Vendor Qualifications

The following is the federal government criteria to qualify as a diversity firm:

Be a for profit business that is at least 51% owned, managed and controlled by one or more U.S. citizens that identifies as an ethnic minority, woman, LGBT, or veteran. Provide proof of certification from one or more of the following organizations and their regional affiliates:

National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) www.nmsdc.org

Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) www.wbenc.org

National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) www.nglcc.org

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) www.sba.gov


Veteran-owned or Service Disabled-Veteran-owned companies must have proof of military service.

Other government approved accredited certifying agencies

Supplier Portal

Discover utilizes an online Supplier Portal that allows suppliers interested in doing business with Discover to complete and submit a profile. Suppliers should include information about the goods or service provided, locations served, and other important information that can help Discover understand how to leverage your offerings.

By completing a profile, all vendors become part of a searchable database that can be considered for future business needs. This same database supports our supplier diversity program.

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