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Diversity Category API


This API is associated with the Suppliers API.



The following elements are available for the Diversity Category API:

Element Description Required Field? Unique? Allowable Value Api_In Field? Api_Out Field? Data Type
category Category         yes  
code Code yes yes   yes yes string(255)
created-at Automatically created by Coupa in the format YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS+HH:MMZ         yes datetime
id Coupa unique identifier       yes yes integer
parent-category Parent Category         yes  
updated-at Automatically created by Coupa in the format YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS+HH:MMZ         yes datetime


You can use the following category values:

Code Description Country
ABILITYONE Ability One Program US
ACDBE Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise US
AMS Aboriginal and Minority Supplier CA
ANC Alaskan Native Corporation US
BOB Black owned business ZA
DBE Disadvantaged Business Enterprise US
DOB Disability Owned Businesses INT
DVBE Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise US
EDWOSB Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Business US
EMB Ethnic minority businesses (EMBs) GB
HBCU Historically Black College or University / Minority Institution US
HUBZone Historically Underutilized Business Zone US
IOB Indigenous owned business AU
LGBTBE Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Business Enterprise INT
LSA Labor Surplus Area US
MBE Minority Owned Business Enterprise INT
MGOB Minority group owned business CN
NAO Native American owned US
NPO Non-profit Organization US
SBE Small Business Enterprise INT
SDB Small Disadvantaged Business US
SDVBE Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Enterprise US
SDVOSB Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business US
VOB Veteran Owned Business US
VVO Vietnam Veteran Owned US
WBE Woman Owned Business Enterprise INT
WOSB Woman Owned Small Business US


You can use the following subcategory values:

If you are located in Canada, the United Kingdom, or the United States, subcategories are available for Minority Owned Business (CA, US) or Ethnic Minority (UK) diversity types.

Code Description Country
B Black CA
C Chinese CA
F Filipino CA
JK Japanese Korean CA
LATAM Latin American CA
PI Pacific Islander CA
SA South Asian CA
WAA West Asian/Arab CA
AAB Asian/Asian British UK
BACBB Black/African/Caribbean/Black British UK
MMEG Mixed/Multiple Ethnic Group UK
OEG Other Ethnic Group UK
AABLK African-American/Black US
AAIA Asian American/Indian American US
APA Asian-Pacific American US
HLA Hispanic/Latin American US
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