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    Diverse suppliers who successfully meet our requirements are introduced to strategic sourcing and business segment decision-makers. Our program provides diverse suppliers:<br> <ul> <li>information sessions on procurement strategies <li>networking receptions with buyers and prime suppliers <li>business management seminars and workshops <li>referrals to experts who can help with financing <li>other business development needs</ul> <br> For more information, see our <a href="/BusinessPartners/SupplierDiversity/Pages/Events.aspx">Calendar of Events</a>.
     
    A diverse business is certified by an Ameren-designated third-party as having met the definition of being at least 51% owned, controlled <b>and</b> operated by one or more members of a diverse group (e.g., minority, women, etc.). Contact the Supplier Diversity Team at 888.256.1150 to discuss your current certification concerns.
     
    If a supplier is unable to acquire an Ameren recognized Supplier Diversity certification, the supplier will be considered an Ameren non-diverse supplier.
     
    To understand Ameren’s procurement process and share information about how your company can add value to Ameren overall by supplying us goods and services, please contact the Supplier Diversity Team at 888.256.1150. Please be prepared to submit the following: <br> <ul> <li>Company profile <li>Copy of diversity certification <li>References <li>Business capacity/growth potential<ul>
     
    Ameren’s procurement opportunities are segmented by three different business lines: <ul> <li><b>Business and Corporate Services</b><br> Kendra Austin is the liaison for Ameren’s procurement opportunities in this line of business. Visit the <a href="/BusinessPartners/SupplierDiversity/Pages/CategoriesforProcurement.aspx">Categories for Procurement</a> for information. <br> <li><b>Generation</b><br> Byron Witherspoon is the liaison for Ameren’s procurement opportunities in this line of business. Visit the <a href="/BusinessPartners/SupplierDiversity/Pages/CategoriesforProcurement.aspx">Categories for Procurement</a> for information. <br> <li><b>Energy Delivery</b><br> J.P. Keating are the temporary liaisons for Ameren’s procurement opportunities in this line of business. Visit the <a href="/BusinessPartners/SupplierDiversity/Pages/CategoriesforProcurement.aspx">Categories for Procurement</a> for information. <br> <li><b>Overall Program Strategy and Deployment</b><br> For more information regarding Ameren’s deployment of the program, please contact the Supplier Diversity Team at 888.256.1150. <br>
     
    Yes, Ameren has an online registration tool. Please register <a href="https://forms.ameren.com/sites/corp/supplierdiversity/pages/RegistrationForm.aspx" target="_blank">here</a>.
     
    Our Supplier Diversity team works with procurement decision-makers throughout Ameren to aggregate demand opportunities. We investigate the minimum criteria required of a supplier for an engagement and attempt to identify those suppliers who meet most, or all of the criteria.
     
    For more information, please email questions or comments to <a href="mailto:supplierdiversity@ameren.com">supplierdiversity@ameren.com</a> or call the team at 888.256.1150.
             
 
 
 
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