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Corporate supplier diversity

Baker Hughes focuses on inclusion and supplier diversity through awareness and education, partnership development, measurement and accountability.



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A message from our CEO

"In this environment where disruptive change is the new normal, the ability to look at a situation from different perspectives can help us see around the corners and anticipate outcomes. Diverse teams and suppliers give us a competitive advantage."

-Lorenzo Simonelli



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Our mission

By growing our diverse supply chain, we collaborate with members of the community where we live and work, demonstrate we care and lead in business best practices. Having a diverse supply chain will result in better communities and stronger business solutions.

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Our commitment

Become an industry leader with a focus that reflects on supplier diversity as a natural part of our business environment which creates an advantage for our customers and the communities in which we work.



Learn about how we achieve supplier diversity at Baker Hughes



What is Supplier Diversity?
  • Baker Hughes has an established commitment to include certified diverse suppliers that are 51% owned and operated by minorities, women, veterans, LGBT and small businesses with a current focus on US spend within the supply chain.
  • Supplier diversity is centrally managed within Baker Hughes through the HQ Sourcing Team which is responsible for management and development of diverse suppliers however the identification and utilization of diverse suppliers belongs to every employee.
  • Baker Hughes focuses on inclusion and supplier diversity through awareness and education, partnership development, measurement and accountability.
  • Supplier Diversity partners with Product Companies as Champions for the integration of supplier diversity into all sourcing activities.

 

How much did Baker Hughes spend with diverse suppliers last year?

In 2019, Baker Hughes spent $132MM with diverse suppliers that provided products & services to the enterprises.

 

How does Supplier Diversity add value to Baker Hughes?
  • Utilization of diverse suppliers increases the size of the supplier pool creating increased competition, innovation and potential cost savings within sourcing opportunities.
  • An effective supplier diversity program provides a competitive advantage within the energy technology industry to attract and retain Baker Hughes’ partnerships and relationships.
  • Having a diverse supply chain will result in better communities, customers, employees and stronger business solutions.
 
Where can I learn more about Supplier Diversity?

The National Minority Suppler Development Council and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.