Requirements


Requirements to qualify as a minority-owned business

  • A for-profit enterprise, regardless of size.
  • Physically located in the United States.
  • At least 51 percent owned, operated and controlled by one or more minority individuals. In case of a publicly-owned business, at least 51 percent of the stock is owned by one or more minority individuals. Minority group members are African-American, Hispanic-American, Native-American, Asian Indian-American and Asian Pacific-American.
  • Must be certified with one or more of the MBE/WBE certification organizations we recognize.

Requirements to qualify as a non-minority, women-owned business

  • A for-profit enterprise, regardless of size.
  • Physically located in the United States.
  • At least 51 percent owned, operated and controlled by one or more non-minority women. In case of a publicly-owned business, at least 51 percent of the stock is owned by one or more non-minority women.
  • Must be certified with one or more of our recognized WBE certification organizations.

To register as a minority and non-minority, women-owned business, you must be certified with one or more of our recognized certification agencies and provide evidence of your certification (a copy of your certificate) for our records.

If you qualify and are interested in providing products and services to WEC Energy Group or a subsidiary, you can complete and submit your registration online.

Annual reminder

Note: We send annual reminders to supplier contacts requesting updates of their MBE/WBE third-party certifications. If certification is not updated, the supplier profile expires from our Supplier Diversity Initiative database.