Supplier Diversity

Webster's supplier diversity program reflects our commitment to community investment, creating positive economic impact for diverse communities and small businesses.

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Our commitment to diverse suppliers

Supplier diversity is a business strategy that focuses on removing barriers and enabling access for diverse business to compete for contracts. Webster's supplier diversity program integrates diversity and inclusion into the procurement process by implementing policy, practices and procedures that ensure equal opportunity.

Mission & Goals

Webster is committed to ensuring diverse suppliers have the opportunity to compete for contracts in a fair and equitable environment. We understand the value of a diverse supply chain and we welcome all suppliers that have the capabilities to provide our business with goods and services.

Our goal is to create opportunities for increased revenue, profit and growth for diverse and small businesses in the communities that we serve.

Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

"Webster is committed to ensuring our supplier relationships support our focus on corporate responsibility. We are developing new supplier selection standards to promote diversity, equity and inclusion."

-Marissa Weidner, Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer

Our key objectives

Support local businesses

As a regional bank located in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island, we understand the importance of supporting the economic development of local, diverse businesses within our market areas.

Provide opportunity

We are committed to embracing diversity in all areas of our business. As a result, we seek to identify capable diverse suppliers and provide them access to opportunities to become our business partners.

Diversity and inclusion

We strive to ensure our business practices reflect our commitment to diversity and inclusion in support of the local communities we serve.

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We are committed to growing our relationships with with certified woman-, minority-, veteran-, LGBTQ+- and disability-owned businesses. Self-certified businesses may also be provided opportunities to engage in business depending on industry type.

Interested in learning more about Supplier Diversity opportunities?

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