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To qualify as a minority-owned or female-owned business enterprise, your
company must be at least 51% owned and operated by a minority or female,
respectively”. A minority or female owner must be actively engaged in, and
control daily business operations”. A minority owner must be a U.S. Citizen
from one of the following ethnic groups: African-American, Asian-Indian
American, Asian-Pacific American, Hispanic American, or Native American (as
defined by the Small Business Administration).
Minority-owned or female-owned businesses also must meet our
expectations for all suppliers: high-quality, competitively priced goods, and
timely, responsive service.
Southern Company affiliates are committed to the highest standards of
ethical conduct and legal compliance. Our contracts include provisions
which specifically require suppliers to conduct their activities in a highly
ethical manner and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
We’re seeking suppliers who will be trusted partners that perform safely
and efficiently, and help us drive value for our customers.