Supplier Diversity Metrics

TVA’s Supplier Diversity Performance

The key performance metrics in the table below represent a quantification of our supplier diversity performance and show our progress over the past five years. We track our performance in these areas and communicate results internally to TVA business units and executive leadership and externally to the communities we serve.

Key Performance Indicators     * FY 2013      * FY 2014    * FY 2015      * FY 2016    * FY 2017  
Total Small Business Spend(%)     23.7% 26.6% 25.0% 26.3% 29%
Total Small Business Spend($)      $824 Million  $899 Million  $946 Million  $1.05 Billion $989 Million
Total Diverse Business Spend(%)**    7.9% 8.1% 10.0% 11.0% 12%
Total Diverse Business Spend($)**     $273 Million  $269 Million  $379 Million  $439 Million $390 Million
Total Valley Business Spend(%)***    67.1% 74.7% 77.5% 79.5% 80%
Total Valley Business Spend($)***     $2.3 Billion  $2.5 Billion  $2.9 Billion  $3.2 Billion $2.7 Billion

*Includes spend related to direct contracting and subcontracting (Tier 1 & Tier 2). Percentages are of TVA Supply Chain's total annual purchasing spend with suppliers.

**Total Diverse Business (%) and ($) includes spend with minority-owned, woman-owned, small disadvantaged-owned, veteran-owned, service-disabled veteran-owned and HUB zone businesses

***A company has a Valley business presence if one of the following criteria is met:

  1. A company that provides products, labor and/or services through an operational business unit located in the Tennessee Valley region.
  2. Although headquartered outside the Valley, contributes to the economic development of the Valley by maintaining a meaningful presence by providing at least 60% of the TVA contract work requirements through the employment of personnel residing in the Valley.