As part of BCBSMA’s Supplier Diversity practices, the Supplier Diversity team partners with the “Empowering Abilities” Employee Resource Group to help advance the procurement of products and services from disability-owned businesses. Their team recognizes there are benefits to having this partnership because it betters positions us to create effective and innovative ways to doing business with disability-owned businesses. In collaboration with the “Empowering Abilities” Employee Resource Group, the Supplier Diversity facilitates recommendations of disability-owned businesses for buying opportunities with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.