Puts Plan in Motion to Double MBE Utilization Rate For State Contracts by 2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced a new performance goal to level the playing field and expand economic opportunity for all Rhode Islanders by doubling the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE/WBE/Disability-Owned BE) utilization rate for state contracts by 2020. The Governor signed two executive orders creating a Diversity in Construction Working Group and an Office of Diversity, Equity and Opportunity (ODEO) Advisory Council to reinforce these efforts.
Executive Order 17-01 - Working Group On Diversity In Construction
Executive Order 17-02 - Promotion Of Diversity, Equity And Opportunity