The California Public Utilities Commissionʹs (CPUC) Supplier Diversity Program has developed into one of the most critical institutions for economic development and job creation in diverse communities across California. The CPUCʹs leadership has transformed the way the stateʹs largest utility and telecom companies contract with businesses owned by women, people of color, and disabled veterans. In turn, these diverse business enterprises are building wealth and employing people in their communities.