Specialized Business Codes
In addition to industry and product classifications codes, there are specialized business codes that are set up by both government and private companies. CAGE Codes, DUNS numbers, and GICS codes are just a few of the examples that companies will encounter while conducting business. The following links will provide useful information on each of these systems.
Specialized Business Classification Systems
- CAGE - Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code - five-character identifier for companies pursuing businesss with the United States Federal Government
- DUNS - Data Universal Numbering System - nine-digit code established by Dun & Bradstreet to uniquely identify a business and used throughout the world
- GICS - Global Industry Classification Standard - system to enhance investment research and asset management processes