Our vision

At Northwestern Mutual, we aspire to reflect the diversity of the marketplace we serve in all aspects of our supplier relationships.

Our mission

The mission of the Supplier Diversity program at Northwestern Mutual is to develop mutually beneficial relationships with historically underrepresented businesses in order to strengthen our overall supply base, provide the best value to our policyowners, and create lasting impacts in our communities.

Our expectation

Northwestern Mutual is committed to being a premier company in the financial services and insurance industry. We seek suppliers who can enhance our overall capabilities by:

  • Offering ideas or alternatives that will ultimately lower our costs
  • Developing new and improved products
  • Providing competitive pricing and services

What we purchase

What follows is a list of products and services we typically purchase from suppliers. This list will change periodically, so check back to view the latest.

  • Awards, Plaques, Engraving
  • Computer Hardware & Supplies
  • Envelopes, Stationary
  • Office Furniture
  • Printed Materials
  • Software Sales & Support
  • Catering
  • Consulting Services
  • MRO Supplies
  • Office Supplies
  • Restaurant Supplies