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Information Guide for Service-Disabled Veteran and Veteran Disability-Owned Businesses

There are approximately 57 million people with disabilities in the U.S., and they’re nearly twice as likely to be self-employed. With initiatives like the USBLN’s Disability Supplier Diversity Program (DSDP), they also have the ability to achieve greater economic success and independence.

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The Public Relations Society of America Recognizes O’Brien Communications

The October Disability-Owned Business Enterprise (DOBE) Spotlight is on O’Brien Communications. Founded by Tim O’Brien in 2001, this PR firm was recently ranked as one of the top 14 PR firms in Pittsburgh. O’Brien Communications is the 2017 recipient of the Public Relations Society of America “Indie Award.”

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The Resource Network: A USBLN Certified DOBE® Making the Right Connections

The Resource Network (http://www.resnet.org/), a USBLN Certified DOBE® helps to connect resources within and between organizations to catalyze a multiplier effect that optimizes the bottom line.  Their services include Access and Information Integration; Business and Contact Intelligence; Partner Programs as well as Collaboration & Customer Relationship Management.

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“Billion Dollar Roundtable” Now Includes LGBT, Disability, and Veteran-Owned Businesses in Corporate Supply Chains

Washington, DC – The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, and the USBLN (US Business Leadership Network), the disability inclusion business resource, are pleased to share that The Billion Dollar Roundtable voted to expand their criteria of diverse businesses counted toward a corporation’s billion dollar supply chain spend on diverse-owned businesses to include: certified LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTBEs), Disability-Owned Business Enterprises (DOBEs®), Service-Disabled Veteran Disability-Owned Business Enterprises (SDV-DOBE™) and Veteran-Disability Owned Business Enterprises (V-DOBEs™).

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Veratics Selected For Highmark Health Supplier Diversity Mentor-Protégé Program

Congratulations to Veretics, Inc., recently se selected as a Veteran Protégé Supplier within Highmark Health’s new pilot Supplier Diversity Mentor-Protégé Program, created to provide guidance to diverse companies looking to achieve their growth objectives.

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New Jersey is Fourth State to Pursue Recognition of Certified Disability-Owned Business Enterprises

USBLN Plays a Key Role in Supplier Diversity. Many New Jersey residents celebrated last month when their State Assembly voted on a bill that will provide business assistance to LGBT, veteran and residents with disabilities.