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Supplier Diversity

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Mission Statement
Our Objectives
Program Participant Qualifications
Frequently Asked Questions
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Our Commitment
What We Buy

Mission Statement

As a global leader in business outsourcing solutions, ADP recognizes that creating partnerships with diverse suppliers is a major competitive advantage and a powerful business tool. ADP’s supplier diversity mission is to build relationships with and purchase goods and services from certified diverse enterprises including Minority-owned Businesses, Women-owned Businesses, Veteran and Service-Disabled Veteran-owned Businesses, LGBT+-owned Businesses, Disability-owned Businesses, as well as Small Businesses that can help ADP achieve its growth objectives.

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Our Objectives Include:

  • Actively seeking certified diverse suppliers.
  • Ensuring the inclusion of diverse suppliers as a part of our strategic sourcing and
    procurement process.
  • Communicating the value of supplier diversity both internally and externally to all stakeholders.
  • Leveraging our supplier diversity results to meet our client’s supplier diversity requirements.
  • Diverse supplier development and education through webinars and mentorship, as well as certification sponsorships.
    • – Please use the link to your right to register for our upcoming webinars.

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Program Participant Qualifications

To participate in the ADP Supplier Diversity Process, a business must be at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by member(s) from one of the following targeted enterprises or other businesses recognized by the SBA:

  • Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE)
    – Hispanic
    – African American
    – Asian
    – Native American
  • Women-owned Business Enterprise (WBE)
  • Veteran-owned Business Enterprise (VBE)
  • Service-Disabled Veteran-owned Business Enterprise (SDVOBE)
  • LGBT+-owned Business Enterprise (LGBTBE)
  • Disability-owned Business Enterprise (DOBE)
  • Small Business Enterprise (SBE)

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To help ensure that our bidding opportunities reach all eligible diverse businesses, ADP works in conjunction with and accepts third-party certification from the following organizations and councils:

To participate in the ADP Supplier Diversity Process, a company must have a current third-party certification from one of the above organizations.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register as a supplier?
What is ADP's commitment to the supplier diversity process?
What does ADP buy?

For more information about our Supplier Diversity Process and how to participate,
please contact our Supplier Diversity Team:

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Register as a Supplier

Please be aware that this registration does not qualify you as an approved supplier. This step is the beginning of the process that allows your company information to be made available to ADP's procurement team for potential opportunities.

To learn more about the process or to begin online registration please click here.

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Our Commitment

Leadership Commitment
ADP maintains strong and active relationships with a diverse and highly qualified group of suppliers.

Program Commitment
ADP is committed to building a strong Supplier Diversity Process. The foundation consists of internal and external deliverables to help ensure success for all ADP stakeholders.

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What We Buy

ADP’s Global Procurement Department is the primary provider of ADP’s purchasing needs globally. Here are some examples of the products and services purchased by ADP:

Commodities Description
Office Supplies All supplies
Hardware Desktops, Laptops, Servers, Printers
Software and Computer Peripherals Desktop and Server Applications, Computer Accessories
Promotional Items ADP Logo Items (e.g., Shirts, Hats, Jackets)
Staffing Services IT, Administrative, Project Management
Relocation Services Moving, Transportation, Lodging
Building Maintenance and Operational Supplies Janitorial/Cleaning, Building Materials
Furniture and Furnishings Office Furniture, Carpet/Floor Covering
Travel and Entertainment Car Rental, Fleet Services, Lodging, Transportation, Air Travel
Professional and Consulting Services IT, Marketing, Communications, Training, Other

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