Stonewall guidance on diversity in procurement
The financial leverage businesses exercise with suppliers can be critical to lowering costs and delivering better services. Many organisations, both in the private and public sectors, have now realised that this leverage can also be used to advance equality.
This guide profiles some of the organisations working with their suppliers to improve both their workplaces and services for lesbian, gay and bisexual people. These organisations have seen that by encouraging their suppliers to think about diversity they have ended up with better services themselves, and their own efforts to become more inclusive have resulted in aligning themselves to suppliers who share the same values.
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