The QR code can be used to verify certification 24/7, and can be used in emails, on a website, or other marketing material.
One EDC covers multiple diversity classifications.
Use EDC for specific jurisdictions, including international applications.
EDC badge can be used as a distinct identifier.
EDC includes attestations compliant with SBA Small Business Self Certifications.
EDC can be verified anytime via API.
The EDC certification can be verified by:
The EDC process utilizes advanced technology to validate and issue a certificate in as little as 15 minutes, which typically takes weeks or months to complete with the other traditional programs. Besides, EDC costs much less than the other certifications ($25/year, or $70/3 years).
The requirements vary based on the country in which the EDC certification is being sought.
Generally speaking the EDC for any given country requires applicants to be:
Yes. Any supplier that has active, validated non-EDC certifications in their profile (such as NMSDC, WBENC, NGLCC, Disability:IN etc.) will also have those certifications displayed in the digital certification verification.
The EDC process recognizes all types of diverse businesses, including independent contractors and sole proprietors.
The SupplierGATEWAY Enhanced Digital Certification (EDC) complies with the form, structure and documentation requirements required by agencies such as the Small Business Administration (SBA), Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and others, for Small Business Self Certification in the following categories.
SupplierGATEWAY has created 3 efficient ways for the SBA Self-Certification information to be accessed and used for maximum efficiency in Government reporting processes.
EDC Sponsorship Program gives you a chance to underwrite the low cost of acquiring diverse certifications. There are no minimum commitments, and you set a budget and criteria for your sponsorship.