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Categories and Certifications

Guidelines to be Considered a Diverse Business

UPS recognizes women-owned and controlled businesses as diverse in all countries. Women-owned businesses should contact WEConnect International to register their diversity status and obtain a certification. In those countries were a certification is not available, the business can self-register as women-owned.

All Countries

WEConnect International

Additional diverse business classifications vary by region and country.

Below is a list of a few agencies offering diversity certifications, self-registration, or other development support around the globe.

Australia: Supply Nation
Australia: Gay and Lesbian Organization of Business and Enterprise (GLOBE)
Brazil: LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Tourism of Brazil
Central & Eastern Europe: East Meets West
Colombia: Colombian Chamber of LGBT Merchants
Costa Rica: Chamber of Commerce for Diversity Costa Rica
Ecuador: LGBT Chamber of Commerce Ecuador
India: RWS: India's Diverse Chamber of Commerce
Italy: Italian GLBT Business Chamber
Jamaica: Jamaican Association of Diverse Businesses
Scandinavia: Scandinavian Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (SGLCC)
South Africa: The South African Supplier Diversity Council (SASDC)
South Africa: PLUS
United Kingdom: MSDUK
Uruguay: LGBT Chamber of Commerce & Business of Uruguay