The Supplier Diversity Program has been in place at CITGO for several years. We are committed to increasing the participation of diverse businesses in our vendor portfolio. We are focused on being proactive in raising people up and making a difference in the communities in which we operate. We provide equal access to business opportunities for small businesses and minority-owned and woman-owned business enterprises (M/WBEs).
To qualify for participation in our Supplier Diversity/Small Business program, your company must be a for-profit business that is at least 51% owned, managed and controlled by U.S. citizens and meet at least one of the following criteria:
Small business: Meet the federal government requirements for small business concerns in your product or service area
Veteran-owned, Service-disabled veteran-owned business: Be a small business that is 51% owned, managed and controlled by a U.S. veteran or service-disabled veteran
Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB): Hold federal government SBA certification
HUBZone: Hold federal government HUBZone certification
Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE): Be 51% owned, managed and controlled by a minority
Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE): Be 51% owned, managed and controlled by a woman or women