Fluor Partners With Diverse Suppliers for Project Success, Benefiting Clients and Local Communities.

Fluor's Supplier Diversity Program is a proactive business initiative promoting opportunities for diverse suppliers, building upon combined strengths to drive mutual success.

Why Supplier Diversity Matters

Fluor operates across highly diverse markets that are best served by correspondingly diverse resources, including suppliers and subcontractors. Just like employee diversity, the inclusion of diverse suppliers and contractors promotes innovation and competitiveness, contributing to Fluor's goal of providing clients with quality services at competitive costs.

Fluor's Supplier Diversity Program

Supplier diversity is an integral component of Fluor's sustainability program, contributing to environmental stewardship, economic growth, and social progress. These principles guide Fluor's supplier diversity program and align with related goals and standards of the U.S. government regarding small minority- and women-owned businesses.

Diversity supplier categories include minority-owned, women-owned, veteran-owned, LGBT-owned, service disabled veteran-owned, historically underutilized business and Small Business Administration (SBA)-defined small business concerns. The program proactively identifies new diverse suppliers through research and participation in trade fairs, workshops and conferences.

Fluor holds its supply chain accountable to Fluor's business code of conduct for suppliers and contractors and high standards for business practices.

Expanding Supplier Diversity

Fluor is a corporate member of regional and national diversity councils and has representation on local diversity boards. These organizations include the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Fluor also supports Federal programs associated with the Small Business Administration, Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, and others by participating in, and providing sponsorships for, supplier outreach and networking events.

Fluor is committed to streamlining the challenging entry process that diverse suppliers often encounter in bidding for opportunities with corporations. Through programs like "How to do business with Fluor" and seminars on industry-specific topics, Fluor supports the growth of the diverse supplier community.

In 2019, the share of Fluor's supplier spend with certified diverse suppliers and contractors within the United States reached 16 percent.

Fluor's Supplier Diversity in Action

Examples of Fluor's commitment to supplier diversity include:

  • Minority Business News USA magazine recognized Fluor in 2020 for the second consecutive year as a "Best of the Decade" for leadership in supplier diversity.
  • On the Arizona Department of Transportation Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway project, the Fluor-managed public-private partnership was named as part of the Arizona Million Dollar Circle of Excellence, a group of businesses that lead the way in supplier diversity in the state of Arizona by spending more than $1 million annually with women and minority business enterprises.
  • On the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge project in New York, Fluor's joint venture set aside 10 percent of the total project budget as the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal, about $314 million in subcontract opportunities.
  • On the Eagle P3 Commuter Rail Line, Fluor's joint venture created a round table with small and minority-owned businesses to help divide the work into contracts fitting small suppliers.
  • On the LNG Canada Export Facility project, Fluor committed to providing contracting and procurement opportunities for First Nations and local businesses as well as training and developing positions for traditionally underrepresented individuals and groups.

Fluor's deeply held commitment to inclusion of diverse suppliers in the supply chain creates economic impact that helps communities to thrive.

Read Fluor's Supplier Diversity Policy.