Companies Recognized for Creating Business Opportunities for Vet Owned Businesses
PITTSBURGH (March 7, 2016)—The National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) announced today that it has officially launched its annual survey to find the best U.S. corporations committed to working with veteran-owned businesses. The 2016 Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity Programs list honors those large corporations that most successfully engage the nation’s 3 million veteran-owned businesses (VOBs) as suppliers. Last year’s list of the Top 25 Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity Programs included:
AECOM, AIG, Alcatel-Lucent, American Airlines, Anthem, Inc., AT&T Services, Inc., BAE Systems, Bank of America, Comcast NBCUniversal, ConAgra Foods, CSC, Cummins Inc., Duke Energy, DynCorp International, Ford Motor Company, Johnson & Johnson, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Pitney Bowes, Inc., PNC, Procter & Gamble, Rockwell Collins, and The Hartford.
“NaVOBA’ s efforts to identify the best corporations working with veteran-owned businesses has grown dramatically,” said NaVOBA President Chris Hale. “We’re honored to recognize these companies for the exceptional job they do in working with America’s vetrepreneurs.”
The survey will close on April 1. The companies that earn the distinction for the 2016 Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity Programs list will be featured in the cover story in the July/August issue of Vetrepreneur®, NaVOBA’s national print and digital magazine.
To learn more about the 2016 Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity Programs Survey visit http://www.navoba.com/MFSDP2016.
About the National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA):
NaVOBA unites the nation’s 3 million businesses owned by military veterans by providing a single voice to advocate for important issues. For more information visit us on the web at http://www.navoba.com or follow us on Facebook and on Twitter @NaVOBA.
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Barbara Pflughaupt, BP Media Relations, LLC, at 212-707-8181.