In 2011, our spending with minority- and women-owned business enterprises reached $1 billion in the United States. We have maintained that level of spending with diverse suppliers for the past five years. In 2016, we spent a total of $1.4 billion with diverse suppliers in the United States, an increase of more than 30 percent from 2015.
*Includes direct ExxonMobil spending and that of our suppliers (Tier 2 spending). Total spending includes suppliers classified as minority-owned businesses; women-owned businesses; small businesses; lesbian-, gay-, bisexual- and transgender-owned businesses; veteran-owned businesses; service-disabled veteran-owned businesses; and businesses owned by people with disabilities.