In conversation with BlueLight Commercial on equality, diversity and inclusivity in public procurement

In order to drive the equality, diversity and inclusivity (EDI) agenda forward, it is vital that organisations across the public and private sector ensure that Social Value is at the heart of strategy and decision making processes. Whilst many organisations focus on EDI in the context of service users and workforce, the role of procurement in tackling Social Value issues should be fully explored with a view to ensuring that suppliers are clear about the standards which are expected of them to help organisations meet their EDI targets.

Mary Mundy (Partner) and Nicola Green (Legal Director) will be joined by Ruth McDermott (Regional Commercial Director) and Billie Heafield (Commercial Manager) of BlueLight Commercial to discuss how EDI can be embraced and promoted through public procurement.

Tailored for procurement professionals and EDI leads to spark ideas and help gain an understanding of what can be done through their procurement activity. The panellists will explore:

  • The legal and policy basis for EDI in public procurement
  • An overview of BlueLight Commercial and the delivery of social value within policing, and the embedding of social value within the commercial lifecycle

Attendees will be treated to an engaging and lively discussion from our speakers. There is the opportunity to pose questions ahead of the session when registering and at the end of the webinar.

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