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Dear Supplier:


Thank you for your interest to conduct business with DuPont.  The information provided here applies to US and Puerto Rico.


For almost 4 decades, DuPont has made a commitment to supplier diversity as a business strategy that displays commitment by DuPont to equal opportunity, satisfies the Voice of DuPont Customers, complies with all Laws and Regulations, and sustains the economic development of diverse firms in the communities where they are located and the economy as a whole.


It is the Policy of DuPont to identify and include small (veteran-owned, service-disabled veteran-owned, women-owned, HUBZone, disadvantaged-owned businesses) and diverse (women and minority owned) businesses among its sources of supply and to assist in the development of these businesses into competitive suppliers in accordance with DuPont Core Values.  Inclusion of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Minority Institutions and AbilityOne Program are also an objective.


To be invited to compete for DuPont business, as with all suppliers, a small or diverse supplier must meet qualification requirements including industry expertise, innovation of services/products/goods, the capability needed to deliver, competitiveness, sound financial standing, operational and safety standards and adherence to DuPont Core Values of Safety & Health, Environmental Stewardship, Highest Ethical Standards and Respect for People.


A diverse business is a for-profit enterprise, regardless of size, physically located in the United States or its trust territories, which is owned, operated and controlled by minority group members.   "Minority group members" are United States citizens who are African American, Asian Indian, Asian Pacific, Hispanic, Native American, Service Disabled Veteran, Veteran and Woman.  Ownership means the business is at least 51% owned by such individuals and the management and daily operations are controlled by those minority group.


DuPont recognizes certification by NMSDC- National Minority Supplier Development Council - and Affiliates; WBENC - Women's Business Enterprise National Council and Affiliates; NaVOBA - National Veteran Owned Business Association; USHCC - U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Affiliates; USPAACC - US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce and Affiliates; WIT - Women In Trucking; CCR - Central Contractor Registration; SBA - US Small Business Administration and selected third party certification bodies.


Thank you again for your interest in DuPont Small Business / Supplier Diversity Program.


If you have any questions, please contact us:


Loren Hopkins Taylor

Sourcing Manager:  Small Business / Supplier Diversity

DuPont Sourcing & Logistics


Phone:  302-892-0774

Fax:  302-355-3143