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WBENC-Certified Women Business Enterprise

COR is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), under the leadership of Denise Horn, CEO, Partner.

For over 35 years, Creative Office Resources has provided a range of services for clients across diverse industries and around the globe to support successful projects from concept to execution and beyond. As one of the largest MillerKnoll dealers in North America, COR is dedicated to shaping spaces that inspire collaboration and evolve community.

WBENC is the largest certifier of women owned businesses in the United States and involves a rigorous evaluation of a company’s ownership, financials, and management to ensure it meets the stringent criteria. This certification showcases COR’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, providing a competitive advantage and attracting clients and partners who value supplier diversity. It also bolsters COR’s reputation as a socially responsible organization that actively supports women entrepreneurs and contributes to a more inclusive business landscape. Click here to read our press release!

WBENC Certified WBE
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Benefits of Working with a WBENC-Certified WBE

  • National Accreditation: The national accreditation of being a WBENC-Certified WBE is important because it provides a recognized and trusted standard for verifying COR’s Women Owned status. The certification assures that you are working with a business that has undergone a rigorous review process and meets the stringent criteria set by WBENC.
  • Tier 1 Spending Opportunities: Partnering with a WBENC-Certified WBE assists in meeting diversity spending targets and complies with diversity and inclusion mandates established by government agencies, industry associations or corporate social responsibility initiatives. Purchases made from COR qualify as Tier 1 Spending.
  • Supplier Diversity Commitment: Aligning with a WBENC-Certified WBE demonstrates your commitment to supplier diversity and inclusion. It highlights your commitment to supporting women-owned enterprises and fostering a diverse supplier ecosystem.
  • Access to a Network of Diverse Suppliers: Collaborating with a WBENC-Certified WBE gives access to a broad network of diverse suppliers. This network presents additional prospects for collaboration, partnerships and accessing a wider array of products and services.
  • Fulfillment of Corporate Social Responsibility: By purchasing from a WBENC-Certified WBE, you are actively contributing to your corporate social responsibility objectives. Supporting women-owned businesses reflects your commitment to fostering social and economic empowerment within your community

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