Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Names America’s Best Companies for Women-Owned Businesses in 2023


WASHINGTON, February 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is proud to recognize 66 companies with the prestigious 2023 WBENC America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) award, the only national award recognizing companies for their diversity programs in world-class providers that reduce barriers and drive growth and opportunity for women-owned businesses.

WBENC America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises Award

WBENC America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises Award

The 2023 America’s Top Corporations for WBEs award recognizes companies that have demonstrated a continued and growing commitment to creating business opportunities for women-owned businesses within their supply chains. WBENC congratulates the 2023 winners for successfully implementing diversity and inclusion programs that enable growth and innovation for women’s businesses.

“The 2023 WBENC Best American Companies for Women’s Enterprises know that WBEs are critical to generating new revenue streams, identifying opportunities for innovation and growth, and contributing to important Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) goals and initiatives. “, said Pamela Prince Eason, President and CEO of WBENC. “We are proud to recognize these great, influential companies as we work together in our mutual commitment to fueling the growth and development of women-owned businesses.”

WBENC America’s 2023 Best Companies for Female Business Enterprises (by Industry Clusters):

The Agriculture, consumer products, food and beverages and retail Industries provide outreach services to WBEs, leveraging multiple demographics in education efforts about their industry and providing ways for women-owned businesses to offer innovative products to connect with the right people. buyers.

The Coca-Cola Company
Kellogg Company
Macy’s, Inc.
The ODP company
The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G)
Walmart Inc.

In the Automotive, Transport and Logistics industries, these leaders, with strong Tier 2 programs, are investing in WBEs by deepening their supply chains to mentor suppliers.

Cummins inc.
Ford Motor Company
General Motors
Nissan Group of the Americas

The Biotech, pharmaceutical and health industry leaders provide WBEs with insights into the industry and emerging innovation trends essential to doing business in this industry as part of the WBENC’s focus on innovation.

Bristol Myers Squibb
SVC Health
Johnson & Johnson
Medtronic, Inc.
Pfizer Inc.
Vizient, Inc.

In the Chemicals, Energy and Utilities sectors, these companies are impacting the next generation of women-owned businesses to ensure the sustainability of future sourcing and their business models, such as investment in higher education and/or executive mentorship Of the industry.

American water
BASF Company
bp America Inc.
Energy DTE
Du Pont
Entergy Services, LLC
ExxonMobil Corporation
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Southern California Edison

The best companies in Professional Services, Financial Services, Insurance, Real Estate and Facilities Management industries have leading programs that address barriers faced by women-owned businesses. Additionally, there are external investments in programs that support women-owned businesses, particularly in financial health education and access to capital.

Allstate Insurance Company
American family insurance
Bank of America
Capital one
Fifth Third Bank
At national scale
Robert Half International
Wells Fargo

The Technology, aerospace and defense industries are making impactful investments in professional development programs for WBEs, including a focus on digital transformation.

Apple Inc.
Comcast NBC Universal
intel company
Raytheon Technologies

The Travel and Hospitality and Arts, Entertainment and Recreation Industries are making an impact with their category strategy approach to supplier diversity, focusing on their specific supply chain needs and opening up opportunities for women-owned businesses.

Marriott International
MGM Resorts International
The Walt Disney Company

Top companies will be honored at the WBENC 2023 National Conference, the largest event of its kind focused on women-owned businesses. More than 4,000 entrepreneurs and business leaders will gather March 20-23, 2023in Nashville, TN.

Learn more about WBENC America’s Top Companies for WBEs: https://www.wbenc.org/about-wbenc/awards/top-corporations-for-womens-business-enterprises/

Learn more about the WBENC 2023 National Conference: https://www.wbenc.org/conference/

About the WBENC

WBENC is the largest third-party certifier of women-owned, controlled and operated businesses in United States. WBENC partners with 14 Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs) to deliver its world-class certification standard to women-owned businesses nationwide. WBENC is also the leading national advocate for women-owned businesses and entrepreneurs, supported by more than 540 corporate members. Throughout the year, WBENC provides professional development, business development, and outreach opportunities to more than 18,000 WBENC-certified women-owned businesses, corporate and government members, and the national WBENC network. Learn more at www.wbenc.org.

Logo of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) (PRNewsfoto/WBENC)

Logo of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) (PRNewsfoto/WBENC)



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