Diversity Resources: Definitions

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MBE Minority Business Enterprise
WBE Women Business Enterprise
LGBTE Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender Enterprise
VA Veterans Affairs
WOSB Women-Owned Small Business
SBA Small Business Association
SAM System for Award Management through the SBA
NAICS North American Industry Classification System
UNSPCS United Nations Standards and Products Code
DUNS/DNB Dun and Bradstreet
Cage Commercial and Government Entity (code)
RPO Regional Partner Organizations
WBENC Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
NMSDC National Minority Supplier Development Council
NGLCC National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Spend the amount of $ spent on certified diversity suppliers
Procurement obtaining or buying goods and service