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Vetrepreneur Resource List

We are committed to increasing opportunities for veteran-owned & service-disabled veteran-owned businesses in corporate supply chains.

Empowering Veteran-Owned Businesses Through Supplier Diversity

Explore Supplier Diversity’s pivotal role in fostering inclusion and growth within corporate supply chains. Supplier Diversity is a strategic imperative that champions diversity by ensuring the inclusion of veteran-owned and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBEs) in procurement plans across government, nonprofits and the private sector.

For a complete list of  the 2023 Top Veteran-Friendly Supplier Diversity Programs, click here.


The things we work for are what define us. At ADP we’re designing a better way to work so you can achieve what you’re working for. We celebrate a culture of inclusion that extends to our diverse suppliers in the communities we serve.


When we create a place where everyone, everybody wins. Alight is actively pursuing diverse suppliers in our commitment to building a culture where diversity is visible, valuable and sustained.


We salute your service. At Altria, we appreciate and honor the men and women of the Armed Forces and their family members who have courageously stood beside them in support. We are proud to support our military employees, military and veteran employee resource group, and veteran businesses as they support those who have served.

Eli Lilly

We believe that doing business with a diverse set of suppliers delivers value to the company and creates a competitive advantage for us by linking the fresh perspectives and nimble thinking of ethnically diverse, women-owned, and small businesses to our internal business needs. We actively seek to expand relationships with these types of suppliers, which we view as an often untapped source of talent.

Merck & Company Inc.

Our suppliers should reflect the people we are in business to serve our customers. At Merck, we believe that having a diverse supplier base helps us better understand and anticipate the needs of the people we serve. That is why we cast a wide net in search of talent, seeking qualified suppliers from all segments of the global community.

Northrop Grumman

Our Veteran-Owned suppliers help us define possible. Their different backgrounds and perspectives are a point of pride and inspiration for us as we work to make the world a safer place.

Northwestern Mutual Life

We have built a robust chain of suppliers that possess an exceptional array of skills which are essential to what we’ve accomplished and where we want to grow. We know that these differences make a difference.
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