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Supplier Diversity Awards
 
The EEI Supplier Diversity Awards recognizes member companies, diverse businesses, and prime suppliers for their outstanding achievements in the advancement of opportunities for diverse and small businesses.

Award Categories

  • EEI Supplier Diversity Excellence Award
    This award recognizes EEI member companies for outstanding achievements in the advancement of opportunities for diverse suppliers.   
  • EEI Supplier Diversity Innovation Award
    This award recognizes EEI members for their innovative approaches to diverse supplier development.
  • EEI Prime Leadership Award
    This award recognizes Prime Suppliers as champions for their efforts to promote both diverse and small businesses.
  • EEI Vendor Opportunity Award
    This award allows small and diverse businesses to nominate EEI members in recognition of their efforts to promote both diverse and small businesses. 
  • EEI Diverse Business Service and Performance Award
    This award recognizes a diverse business that has provided outstanding service.
  • EEI Supplier Diversity Pacesetter Award
    Nominations for this award are submitted by utility industry supplier diversity professionals. The Pacesetter award is presented to the individual who has a long history of championing supplier diversity on many fronts and in varied environments. The Pacesetter blazes the trail and leaves a legacy for others to follow. Please send all nominations by April 30, 2013 to supplierdiversity@eei.org. Please describe in 500 words or less the person you wish to nominate. No nominations will be accepted after April 30, 2013.

Award Recipients

2012

  • Southern Company (Excellence in Supplier Diversity)
  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company (Innovation)
  • Progress Energy (Innovation)
  • Ameren Services (Vendor Opportunity)
  • Joseph (Joe) Alderete, Southern California Edison (The Pacesetter)
  • URS Corporation (Prime Supplier of the Year)