This Council offers an industry first corporate to corporate group, with a mission to:
provide practical guidelines and support on implementing a supplier diversity programme inclusive to all diversities
collaborating with government for tighter guidelines on supplier diversity
Support network for all corporations
Council members commitment
Commitment of time and equal contribution of high standard tangible outputs.
Upholds professionalism, respect and enables safe space to speak.
And in return…Participation in a significant developmental step in equality and fairness in the UK’s sourcing approach and to be recognised as a forerunner in championing supplier diversity, as well as individual recognition through contribution to the GSA supplier diversity guidelines/programme of work across the whole industry.
DEFINITION: Exploration of how supplier diversity can bring innovation and efficiencies through inclusion in a competitive sourcing process; corporate commitment to understanding fundamental determination to work harder at the front end of a procurement process – workforce motivation, understanding and investment is crucial.
SUPPORT: Provision of corporate –to-corporate support in championing and promoting the benefits of diverse suppliers, whilst also ensuring the inclusion and effective management of diverse suppliers as a part of the procurement process. Supportive and supplementary key documentation and best practice framework to assist in execution of a Supplier Diversity programme of work. *Government endorsement*
COLLABORATION: Unique collaboration with diverse supplier representative agencies/organisation to platform wider use of diverse suppliers as well provide a clear connect for corporates. Continuous improvement through collaboration and extension to global reach.