INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT STANDARD CIMS CERTIFIED
CIMS certified is a way for cleaning organizations to set themselves and their GREEN cleaning operations apart in the marketplace. CIMS and CIMS-GB certification demonstrates an organization is prepared to deliver quality, customer- focused services and ensures an organization is capable of delivering a comprehensive green cleaning program based on LEED: EB O&M green-cleaning criteria.
WOMAN MINORITY BUSINESS OWNED (WMBE) CERTIFIED
The Office of Supplier Diversity certifies woman-, veteran- and minority-owned small businesses in the State of Florida. The certification proved the business is sound and adequately managed by conducting internal audits to reference claims of service and achievements. RCS group of Florida became certified in 2017 and since then has maintained an active status.
SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (SBE) OWNED BUSINESS
Certified with Miami-Dade County by the Small Business Development Division as an enterprise in:
- Goods and Services
DISADVANTAGE BUSINESS ENTERPRISE CERTIFICATION
DBEs are for-profit small business concerns verifies individuals own at least a 51% interest and also control management and daily business operations.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s DBE (disadvantaged business enterprise) program provides a vehicle for increasing the participation by MBEs in state and local rocurement. DOT DBE regulations require state and local transportation agencies that receive DOT financial assistance, to establish goals for the participation of DBEs.
Each DOT-assisted State and local transportation agency is required to establish annual DBE goals, and review the scopes of anticipated large prime contracts throughout the year and establish contract-specific DBE subcontracting goals.
Along with the OSDBU, the Departmental Office of Civil Rights, and the Office of the General Counsel; there are three major DOT operating administrations are involved in the DBE program. They are the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Federal Transit Administration. RCS Group of Florida achieved its DBE certification in 2018 and qualifies as a minority subcontractor for Prime GC’s.