Here at NRG Energy, Inc., our supplier diversity program has been designed to ensure that diverse business enterprises have open access to contracting opportunities available within the company. Supplier diversity provides us a competitive advantage in the marketplace, and it is an integral part of our long-term business strategy. NRG’s practice is that every employee with direct and indirect purchasing responsibility for products and services will seek qualified diverse suppliers and work with our supplier diversity team in support of the overall program goals.
About NRG Energy, Inc.
NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated power company in the United States. It operates through Texas, East, and West. The company is involved in the producing, selling, and delivering electricity and related products and services to 3.6 million residential, industrial, and commercial consumers. It generates electricity using natural gas, coal, oil, solar, nuclear, and battery storage. The company also provides system power, distributed generation, renewable products, backup generation, storage and distributed solar, demand response, energy efficiency, advisory, and on-site energy solutions, and carbon management and specialty services. In addition, it trades in electric power, natural gas, and related commodities; environmental products; weather products; and financial products, including forwards, futures, options, and swaps. Further, the company procures fuels; provides transportation services; and directly sells energy, services, and products and services to retail customers under the NRG, Reliant, Green Mountain Energy, Stream, XOOM Energy, and other brand names.
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At NRG, we believe that having a successful supplier diversity initiative supports our Power Values of Customer-focus, Collaboration, and Inclusion and Diversity.
Tier II Program Reporting Requirements
NRG Energy, Inc. requires that suppliers who participate in the 2nd Tier Program submit performance reports detailing purchasing data covering spend with the following supplier classifications:
- Minority-owned Business (MBE)
- Veteran-Owned Business (VET)
- Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVET)
- Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender owned business (LGBT)
- Small Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (SC-SDB)
- Historically underutilized zones (HUBZONE)
- Small Business (SMALL)
- Alaskan Native Corporation (ANC)
- Woman-owned Small Business (WOSB)
- SBA 8(A)
Reports must be submitted quarterly on the following dates:
- Quarter 1 (January 1 - March 31):
- Period opens April 1st
- Reports due by April 30th
- Quarter 2 (April 1 - June 30):
- Period opens July 1st
- Reports due by July 30th
- Quarter 3 (July 1 - September 30):
- Period opens October 1st
- Reports due by October 30th
- Quarter 4 (October 1 - December 31):
- Period opens January 1st
- Reports due by January 30th
*Please access your UniTier account to learn of any changes made to your customer's reporting due dates