Supplier Development and Diversity maximizes the use of our diverse global supply chain. At Boeing, we are committed to diversity and inclusion, and value our small, diverse and international business partners for the innovation and flexibility they bring to our supply base.
In 2018, Boeing awarded over $5B to our first-tier small, veteran, minority, and women-owned business enterprises with plans for continued growth.
In addition we have set aggressive overall world-wide supply chain expansion targets for 2020 and beyond.
We continue to seek out and provide maximum opportunities to small and diverse businesses as they are a vital part of maintaining our competitiveness in the global marketplace.