The utility has developed one of the nation's leading supplier diversity programs that supports economic development and job creation in the communities it serves. PG&E recently announced that it achieved an all-time high of over $2 billion in spending with diverse suppliers in 2012, accounting for 38.8 percent of its total procurement spend.
DiversityInc is the latest in a number of publications that have recognized PG&E for its commitment to diversity and inclusion. PG&E was recently ranked among the top 50 organizations for multicultural business opportunities by DiversityBusiness.com and named Corporation of the Year by the Northern California Minority Supplier Development Council. It was also recognized by Women's Business Enterprise National Council as one of the America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises. In addition, the utility has been recognized by Vetrepreneur Magazine, Professional Women's Magazine, Hispanic Business Magazine, Black EOE Journal, CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine, G.I. Jobs Magazine and Human Rights Campaign for its strong commitment and performance in workforce and supplier diversity.
For information on PG&E's diversity programs, supplier diversity program, or to learn how to apply to become a certified diverse supplier, visit www.pge.com/about/company/diversityinclusion.
About DiversityInc DiversityInc is the leading source of information on diversity management. The company is a consultancy and publishes two websites, www.DiversityInc.com and www.DiversityIncBestPractices.com, as well as a magazine, published five times a year. DiversityInc also produces diversity events, which average more than 600 attendees from 200 companies and have featured more than 20 CEOs of major corporations.About PG&EPacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation's cleanest energy to 15 million people in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit www.pge.com/about/newsroom/ or www.pgecurrents.com. SOURCE Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)