Meade is pleased to announce we were recognized at ComEd’s third-annual Diverse Supplier Awards ceremony for Diversity Advocacy. Meade is proud of the recognition and will continue to be an inclusive and diverse environment with all our customers.
In 2017, ComEd spent $711 million – 36 percent of its total supply chain spend – with diversity- certified suppliers, an increase from 33 percent of total supply chain expenditures in 2016. It established 111 new diversity-certified supplier relationships last year for a total of 478. In the past seven years, ComEd spent $3.3 billion with diversity-certified suppliers, providing new opportunities for African-American, Hispanic, Native American, veteran, and women-owned enterprises. Seventy-eight companies competed for the awards presented at the Palmer House Hilton Chicago in June of 2018.
Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) is a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, with approximately 10 million customers. ComEd provides service to approximately 4 million customers across northern Illinois, or 70 percent of the state’s population. For more information visit ComEd.com.