Illinois Utilities Come Together to Create More Opportunities for Diverse Suppliers

Illinois utility leaders announced on June 11 the formation of the Illinois Utilities Business Diversity Council designed to grow business opportunities for diverse suppliers through closer collaboration, technical development and sharing of best practices.

The Illinois Utilities Business Diversity Council members include Ameren Illinois, ComEd, Illinois American Water, Nicor Gas, North Shore Gas and Peoples Gas. In 2014, these companies spent a combined total of approximately $698 mil-lion on goods and services provided by minority, women and veteran-owned businesses. In addition, the companies spent more than $440 million with small businesses.

See Complete Article in the Illinois Energy Forum-July 2015