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Supplier Diversity

With major operations in six countries spanning North America, Asia and Europe, Seagate has great diversity among its employees world-wide, its local communities, and its global customer base.

Seagate is committed to having a diverse workforce that reflects its external stakeholders. The company is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive environment where all employees are valued and participate fully in the Seagate employment experience.

Similarly, Seagate encourages diversity in its supplier base as well. Seagate recognizes the value of, and buying power generated through, minority owned businesses and firms. Diverse suppliers in the United States are welcome to participate in Seagate's competitive bidding process, including businesses owned and operated by minorities, women, gays and lesbians, and veterans, or small businesses located in historically underutilized business zones.

Seagate contracts with diverse suppliers who qualify and successfully compete for Seagate's business. Seagate gains access to solutions that meet its customers' requirements, and is provided additional sources of high quality goods and services. Diverse suppliers are provided opportunities to grow their businesses and create jobs, which in turn strengthen the communities where Seagate operates.

Seagate also recommends its US suppliers use a diverse supply base in their procurement process.