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Equal Opportunity & Supplier Diversity

Equal Opportunity

Statement of Commitment to Principles of
Equal Opportunity in Employment and Contracting

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce that reflects the communities that we serve. We are committed to the principles of equal opportunity in employment and in contracting opportunities, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, status as a parent, or any other applicable protected status. The Bank is also committed to prohibiting retaliation or reprisal against any individual for making a good faith complaint of discrimination in employment or in contracting, or for assisting in the investigation of such a complaint.*

* The above statement has been endorsed by the Bank's president and chief executive officer and approved by the board of directors.

The Bank's policies and procedures are designed to ensure, to the maximum extent possible in balance with financially safe and sound business practices, the inclusion and utilization of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and minority-, women-, and disabled-owned businesses in all business and activities and at all levels of the Bank. For additional information, please refer to the links below:

Supplier Diversity

Thank you for your interest in doing business with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston!

At FHLB Boston, we seek to partner with suppliers who can help us deliver exceptional services to our clients and ensure the overall success of our organization. In addition, we are strongly committed to diversity among our employees and business partners. As opportunities arise, we invite all business partners and/or suppliers to participate in the bid process for goods and services.

If you are interested in becoming a supplier with the Bank, please register your company to become part of our supplier network and to be considered for contract opportunities.

Supplier diversity is an important component of FHLB Boston's corporate mission.

The Bank's commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to build and nurture a diverse supplier base, while cultivating meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships.

Businesses owned and operated by women, minorities, veterans, and/or individuals with disabilities play a critical role in helping us maintain our position as a leading financial institution in New England. This commitment has the full support of our board of directors and senior leadership team.

Additionally, we are an active participant in a number of diverse supplier organizations. Through attendance at trade shows and other business events, we actively look to identify new sources of qualified diverse suppliers for our SDP.

FHLB Boston is proud to be affiliated with the following organizations:

  • New England Minority Supplier Diversity Council
  • The Center for Women Enterprise
  • WorkWithoutLimits
  • Diversity Best Practices

*IMPORTANT NOTE: By registering on SupplierGATEWAY®, you agree that the information provided may be shared with SupplierGATEWAY® subscribers, including FHLB Boston, and others who may access the SupplierGATEWAY® tool. Please note, however, that SupplierGATEWAY® suppresses access to non-public personally identifiable information (such as Social Security numbers) ("NPII") by its subscribers, including FHLB Boston, and maintains reasonable data security software and practices to secure NPII from unauthorized access. In order for the SupplierGATEWAY® website to provide benefits to both you and its subscribers there should be no expectation of confidentiality or privacy with respect to information you provide, except as set forth above with respect to NPII or to the extent required by law.

For additional information on FHLB Boston's requirements to be considered a diverse supplier, please refer to the link below:

Diverse Supplier Qualifications Adobe PDF icon

Diversity & Inclusion Policy Adobe PDF icon