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Diverse Supplier (MBE)

Revolutionize Your Digital Transformation with Zones

Zones is a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)

Zones, LLC is a leading global IT solutions and services provider that helps companies complete their digital transformation, from desktops to the data center – to the cloud and beyond. Founded in 1986 as a direct response catalog company, Zones has grown to serve over 100 countries worldwide. Our expertise is reflected in our business practices, which focus on Digital Workplace, Networking, Cloud & Data Center, Security, and more. As a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) with an elite NMSDC Corporate Plus Membership, diversity is at the core of our values. We have the expertise and scale to help you achieve your goals, whether you're local or expanding globally.

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Leading the way in MBE Supplier Diversity

Since 2005, Zones, LLC has been a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) under the guidelines of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). We believe supplier diversity is a business imperative, especially in today's economic climate.

At Zones, we are dedicated to creating an inclusive supplier ecosystem while driving value to our clients and economic development in our communities.

We are proud to support NMSDC's goal of reaching $1 trillion in NMSDC-certified MBE annual revenue. As a certified MBE, all your organization's spending with us counts as direct/Tier 1 spend towards your Supplier Diversity Goals.

FLIA's Annual Report: A Comprehensive Overview

The Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa annually produces an annual report summarizing its activities and accomplishments.

The annual report highlights significant events, partnerships, research, and media coverage. It also includes building global partnerships, engaging with leadership, and the director's vision.

We encourage you to explore our annual reports to understand better how FLIA is making a difference in Africa.

Click to read the latest report and learn more about the impact FLIA is making in Africa.

Firoz Lalji's Vision: Empowering African Leaders through Education and Diversity

At Zones, we are committed to social responsibility and are proud to have a Chairman and CEO like Firoz Lalji, who is equally dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion. In 2012, Firoz Lalji and his wife founded the Programme for African Leadership (PfAL) at the London School of Economics, which offers scholarships to develop the next generation of African leaders.

Mr. and Mrs. Lalji later endowed the LSE Institute for Africa, named the Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa (FLIA), contributing toward their commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion. By endowing the FLIA, Firoz Lalji has created a sustainable legacy that will have a lasting impact on the education and development of future African leaders. In addition to his work with the FLIA, Lalji sits on several advisory boards, including the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington and the London School of Economics.

Introduction to Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa

Here, you can discover the inspiring personal story of Firoz Lalji and his remarkable contribution to establishing the Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa (FLIA).

This introductory video provides insight into the FLIA's mission and vision for the future, highlighting its commitment to promoting knowledge about the African continent.

At Zones LLC, we are committed to delivering innovative IT solutions that help our clients achieve their goals.

Being a certified MBE, we take pride in our values and strive to create a better future for our clients.

Call 800.408.9663, email Supplier.Diversity@Zones.com or fill out our contact form to see how we can help your organization achieve its supplier diversity goals.