Supplier Diversity

Supplier Diversity

Work and source responsibly.

Supplier Diversity

Our mission.

At Fortive, we are committed to inclusive & diverse supplier relationships that foster responsible sourcing, inspire collaboration, and accelerate innovation.  This creates growth opportunities and economic value for our employees, our shareholders, our suppliers, and our communities.

Jim Lico

“At its root, Fortive means strength, and our strength comes from the actions and contributions across our value chain, starting with our suppliers. We are committed to diversifying our supply base to continuously improve our innovation, agility, and resiliency. By developing robust partnerships and alliances with diverse suppliers and other supporting agencies, we can accelerate progress within our company, for our suppliers, and in our communities.”

Jim Lico
President & CEO
Supplier Diversity Program Scope
Our Work

Program scope.

Through our Diverse Supplier Program, we aim to source goods and services in the United States from suppliers who are certified as:

  • Small Businesses
  • Minority-Owned Businesses
  • Woman-Owned Businesses
  • Disadvantaged-Owned Businesses
  • LGBTQ+-Owned Businesses
  • Veteran-Owned Businesses
  • HUBZone, as defined by the U.S. Small Business Association
Goals & Progress

Enabling greater access.

To drive our progress, we are committed to spend at least $100M annually with diverse suppliers by the end of 2025. This represents approximately 10% of our current spend in North America and an increase of roughly 25% from when we launched the program in 2020.

Bob Mahlik

"At Fortive, we recognize the importance of supplier diversity and are committed to ensuring that it is an integral part of our strategic sourcing and procurement processes and corporate culture. We believe sourcing from diverse suppliers not only strengthens the communities in which we live and work, but also strengthens the resilience and performance of our supply chain."

Bob Mahlik
Vice President, Global Procurement


We're proud to partner with these organizations on our supplier diversity work. 

CEO Action for Racial Equality

Proud signatory since 2017 and sponsor of a 2021 Racial Equity Fellow

National Minority Supplier Development Council

Contact Us

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