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Supplier Inclusion & Development

The Supplier Inclusion and Development Program (SID) seeks to provide diverse businesses with equal opportunity to participate in MetLife's supply chain and become trusted suppliers.

We are committed to providing opportunities to suppliers who are certified by one of these organizations. In order to validate certification, a copy of your certification will need to be submitted during registration. Please note that registration is not a guarantee for business and contracts are not awarded based on diverse certification status. A diverse supplier is defined as a business that is at least 51% owned, operated and financially controlled by one or more of the following:

  • Ethnic Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) certified by NMSDC
  • Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) certified by WBENC
  • Veteran and Service-Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (SDVBE) certified by NVBDC
  • Disability-Owned Business Enterprise (DOBE) certified by Disability:IN
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender Business Enterprise (LGBT) certified by NGLCC


Additionally we work with small businesses as defined by the federal government to meet the needs of our government clients

How to Register with MetLife
Please note that registration is not a guarantee for business and contracts are not awarded based on diverse certification status. Register now through our diverse supplier portal.

  • National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
  • Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
  • National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
  • Disability:IN
  • National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC)
  • NY/NJ Minority Supplier Development Council (NYNJMSDC)
  • Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC)

Facts & Figures

Our commitment to building relationships with diverse business partners has driven growth since our program’s inception in 2003.

MetLife engages with over 200 diverse business partners annually.

Over the program’s history, MetLife has partnered with diverse businesses to achieve over $3.5 billion in spend.

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