Senator Alex Padilla Support 1.5% LGBT Utilization Goal with California Utilities



BuildOUT California is elated to see a growing chorus of support from elected officials statewide in calling for the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to establish a 1.5% utilization goal for California utilities to do business with LGBT firms.


“Supplier diversity initiatives across the state, and those like them around the nation, have already demonstrated that greater access to procurement opportunities leads to greater competition, which will lead to lower prices for the utility companies and ratepayers of California. I have every confidence that by implementing this initial 1.5 percent goal from LGBTBE’S, will create greater competition and empower greater participation by the LGBT business community.” - US Senator Alex Padilla.


Read Senator Padilla’s letter of support