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Supplier Diversity

Diverse Supplier Eligibility

American Express uses guidelines that have been established by the Small Business Administration (SBA), the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), and the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) to determine the certification status of suppliers.

Firms that participate in the American Express Supply Chain Inclusion Initiative must be independently certified by a United States government agency or governing body. Certification documents from the following qualified agencies are acceptable:

  • National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) or its affiliates
  • National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC)
  • Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) or its affiliates
  • US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC)
  • United States Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • City, State, or Federal Certification Agencies