Nitsch Engineering, a Boston-based civil and transportation engineering, land surveying, sustainable site consulting, planning, and GIS services provider, received national certification as a Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) by The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE), a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
WBENC’s national standard of certification, implemented by CWE, is a meticulous process that is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by women. WBENC’s world-class certification is accepted by more than 1,000 corporations representing many of America’s well-known brands, in addition to many states, cities, and other entities. WBENC is an approved Third Party Certifier for the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program.
Nitsch Engineering has been a certified WBE in Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia for years; the WBENC certification expands the firm’s ability to provide clients with professional services that meet the goals of their supplier diversity programs.
Established in 1995, the Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) (www.cweonline.org) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women start and grow their own businesses. CWE provides education, training, resources and connections to women (and men) through three locations in Boston, MA; Worcester, MA; and Providence, RI. Since its founding, CWE has helped over 28,000 entrepreneurs start and grow new businesses, helped create 37,000 new jobs in New England, and helped generate over $1 billion in wages. CWE is the New England Regional Partner Organization for Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), and has certified over 1,300 women-owned businesses.
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) (www.wbenc.org) is the nation’s largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.