Philadelphia Businesses Commit to Invest in Black and Brown-Owned Companies

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia announced Tuesday the creation of the Diverse Procurement Collaborative to increase opportunities for small, Black and brown-owned businesses by partnering with buyers to establish procurement goals and strategies.

The Diverse Procurement Collaborative is part of the Chamber’s Recharge & Recover PHL initiative, a coalition to devise, present and implement solutions in response to the global pandemic crisis.

“Taking steps to make economic opportunities more inclusive and diverse across Greater Philadelphia isn’t just good for our neighbors, it’s good for business,” said Chamber Board Chair Susan Jacobson in a statement. “I am proud to support the Diverse Procurement Collaborative, which aims to drive new revenue to Black- and brown-owned businesses in an equitable way that creates value and opportunity for everyone.”

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