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Diversity Glossary

Diversity Glossary

This glossary provides key terminology that UTC uses related to supplier diversity.

Diverse Business Designations

ANC
DOBE
HBCU
HUBZone
LGBT Business Enterprise
MBE
Minority Institutions (MI)
SBE
SDB
SDVOB
SDVOSB
VOB
VOSB
WBE
WOSB

Certifying Organizations

NGLCC
NMSDC
SBA
USBLN
WBENC

Other Definitions

8(A) Program
ACDBE
Affiliation
BDR
Certification
Commodity Management
DSBS
DSDP
Economically Disadvantaged
FAR
Foreign Business
GSA
GSA Schedules
Large Business
Mentor-Protege Program
NAICS
SAM
SDVBE
Socially Disadvantaged
Supplier Development
Supplier Diversity
Supply Management
Tier 1 Supplier
Tier 2 Supplier
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