The HP Global Supplier Diversity Program gives minority-owned, women-owned, and other underutilized businesses the opportunity to register and have an equal chance in our inclusive supply chain. 


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What we’re looking for

We recognize a diverse supplier as being certified and 51%+ owned by people who identify with any of these categories: women, minority, veteran, service-disabled veteran, LGBT, and disabled. 

Learn about the benefits of certification:


Access to mentoring, education and capacity development resources.




A network of support and advocacy.






Inclusion in relevant certifying agencies’ databases that member corporations access to identify potential suppliers.


Promotion opportunities at national and regional business fairs and matchmaking conferences.

What we’re doing

HP drives equitable access to capital

HP announces an expanded early payment program with C2FO. This will provide broad access to funding for HP’s diverse suppliers.


Economic impact of HP supplier diversity

In 2022, our program in the US had an impact of over US$877M. We spent US$87M with minority-owned and US$115M with women-owned businesses.


Racial Equality & Social Justice


In an effort to drive economic empowerment, HP set a goal to achieve 10% of our diverse spend with Black/African American suppliers by the end of 2022. We successfully exceeded this goal by spending 13.6% of HP diverse spend with Black/ African American suppliers, up ten-fold from 2020.


Certification Agencies

  Examples include

Certification Agencies

Examples include

National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

Disability: IN

WEConnect International

How to get involved as a non-diverse supplier

To drive a more equitable and inclusive tech industry, we’ve established requirements for Tier 1 suppliers, encouraging them to report Tier 2 spending with diverse sub-contractors and the diversity of their HP account teams.

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Reach out to your HP procurement contact for reporting expectations and guidelines.

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Participate in our Tier II initiative by reporting your spending with diverse-owned subcontractors for HP work.


Encourage and assist diverse-owned subcontractors to be certified by an industry-recognized certification entity.


Invest in diverse supplier development opportunities like mentorships, sponsorship and other contributions.

Questions and answers

Find out more about our HP Global Supplier Diversity Program

What does HP recognize as a diverse supplier?

We recognize diverse suppliers as businesses that are certified as being 51%, or more, owned and operated by people who identify with any of these categories: women, minority, veteran/service-disabled, LGBT, and disabled.

What does certified supplier status mean?

Certified diverse suppliers have been designated as diverse-owned and operated through a certification process by a recognized certifying entity. Certifying agencies conduct a comprehensive vetting process to ensure that the business is compliant in terms of their diversity requirements.


Examples of certifying agencies include: WEConnect International, National Minority Supplier Development Council, Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, Disability IN Organization, National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, National Veteran’s Business Development Council.

How do I register my certified diverse company with HP Supplier Diversity & Inclusion?

Complete the diverse supplier registration form.


Registration in HP’s supplier diversity database is the first step in evaluating your firm’s potential to do business with HP Inc.

What happens after submitting my registration?

Your supplier information will be securely stored and directed to the proper procurement contacts. They will reach out to you if your company matches our current business needs.

Why haven’t I been contacted for a procurement opportunity after registering? 

If your company has not been contacted, unfortunately the opportunity has not yet occurred, or we currently have no need for your company’s products or services. Please note that procurement opportunities may take time to come up.

What diverse spending does HP report?

HP tracks and reports available supply chain data related to certified, Tier 1, and Tier 2 diversity metrics. HP publicly reports Supplier Diversity & Inclusion data in our annual Sustainable Impact report

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