The Dun & Bradstreet D-U-N-S Number is a unique nine-digit identifier for businesses. This number is assigned once our patented identity resolution process, part of our DUNSRight™ methodology, identifies a company as being unique from any other in the Dun & Bradstreet Data Cloud.
The Dun & Bradstreet Data Cloud offers the world’s most comprehensive business data and analytical insights to power today’s most crucial business needs. That’s why 90% of the Fortune 500, and companies of all sizes around the world, rely on Dun & Bradstreet to help grow and protect their businesses.
Protect Against CorruptionEnsure you've taken the right steps to protect your company from poor third-party relationships.The cost of protecting your brand from reputational risk cannot be overestimated. Our data includes socio-economic, small business, and diversity classifications to help ensure compliance with government and industry mandates. Check suppliers up front, be proactive about monitoring, and avoid violators.
Upfront Third-Party Checks
Protect Your Reputation
Proactive Activity Monitoring
Avoid doing business with third parties who put your company at riskYour business has requirements and standards on everything from profitability and reliability to corporate social responsibility. Make sure your suppliers meet your defined requirements before you sign them on, and, if appropriate, source alternative vendors who better meet your needs. Be proactive, not reactive with Dun & Bradstreet's social-economic classifications and diversity data.
Comply with global regulations around responsible sourcingProtecting your company brand goes beyond reducing costs and minimizing financial risk. If you work with organizations that don’t comply with government diversity requirements, global banned entities or political exposed persons (PEPs), or are involved with Human Trafficking, your brand will ultimately suffer. D&B’s business data and tools have been strengthened with anti-corruption controls to help you root out potential compliance violators.
Get early notification of risks that could damage your brandGlobal supplier bases are under pressure every day. Global events, labor strife, political unrest and even natural disasters can leave your company exposed and vulnerable. Beyond that, many supplier bases become vulnerable when Tier-N suppliers begin to have performance issues. With D&B supplier watch lists, you can monitor activity based on key criteria, and receive alerts on potential risks. We help you continuously monitor existing third parties and screen and onboard new vendors for operational and financial changes.