In 1989, General Order (GO) 156 of the
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) mandated the
establishment of the Women Minority Business Enterprise
Clearinghouse (WMBE Clearinghouse) to implement guidelines
designed to encourage, recruit, and utilize Women- and
Minority-owned Business Enterprises (WMBEs). All investor-owned
electric, gas, water and telecommunication utility companies
with gross annual revenues in excess of $25,000,000 (and their
regulated subsidiaries and affiliates) are required to
participate in the supplier diversity program, and to develop
and implement programs designed to increase the utilization of
WMBEs in their procurement activities.
is proud to be certified by the Suppliers
Clearinghouse as a Women Business Enterprise (WBE) company.