Corporate supply chains have the capacity to grow Black and Brown business wealth and mentorship programs can help new businesses start and scale growth.
Identifiable by ownership race, 95% of the region’s 25,000 businesses are white owned, 3% are African American, and 2% are Hispanic/Latino.
Working Group Participants:
WEC Energy Group
The Business Council
- Address barriers to data collection
- Partner to increase certifications
- Establish baseline spend
- Support business mentorship