WEConnect International – Women's Business Enterprise (WEB) Certification
WEConnect International’s Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification allows corporate members to ensure that they are purchasing goods and/or services from women-owned businesses. The certification presents many benefits, such as networking opportunities, training workshops, and forums. There are four requirements for certification:
- Ownership: A woman or women must hold 51 percent or more of the ownership assets in the company.
- Management and control: Women owners must have independent and autonomous control of short-term and long-term business decisions.
- Contribution of capital and expertise: Women owners must demonstrate a contribution of capital and/or expertise that corresponds to her ownership in the company.
- Independence: Women owners must operate independently from males or male owned enterprises.
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