The Diverse and Inclusive Supply Chains project in collaboration with YouGov, aims to promote, diversity, equity, and inclusion in procurement practices among large organisations and small businesses.

At Business in the Community (BITC), we believe that employers should ensure Black, Asian, Mixed Race and other ethnically diverse owned businesses are part of their supply chain contracts. This is commitment seven of our Race at Work Charter.

Our Race at Work Charter Survey 2023 findings found that out of 238 UK employers