WHO WE WORK WITH...
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Burberry is a global luxury brand headquartered in London, England. Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities.
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Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. During life’s big moments – from buying a home or a car, to sending a child to college, to growing a business by connecting with new customers – we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence. We help individuals to take financial control and access financial services, businesses to make smarter decisions and thrive, lenders to lend more responsibly, and organisations to prevent identity fraud and crime.
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HSBC UK serves more than 14 million customers across the UK, supported by over 20,000 colleagues. The company offers a complete range of retail banking and wealth management to personal and private banking customers, as well as commercial banking for small to medium businesses and large corporates. Its intention is to open up a world of opportunity for its customers, colleagues, communities and the planet that everyone shares. HSBC UK values difference, with diverse ideas and perspectives helping it to innovate, manage risk, and grow the business in a sustainable way.
LEGAL & GENERAL GROUP
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Legal and General are a global financial group and investor, protecting people’s futures. We aim for a better future for our colleagues, customers and society by making a genuine societal and environmental impact that really lasts. We call it ‘Inclusive Capitalism’ because everyone’s invited to share in its success.
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National Grid sits at the heart of Britain’s energy system, connecting millions of people and businesses to the energy they use every day. Our individual companies run the systems and infrastructure that deliver electricity across the country.
As one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world, National Grid is at the centre of a clean, fair and affordable energy future.
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NatWest is a relationship bank for a digital world. We champion potential breaking down barriers so the people families and business we serve in communities can thrive. By supporting our customers at every stage of their lives, we can build long-term value, invest for growth, make a positive contribution to society and drive sustainable returns for shareholders.
We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace and creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture. This is integral to fulfilling our purpose.
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With facilities across the entirety of Britain, Raytheon UK is a unit of Raytheon Technologies and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country, the company employs 2,000 people. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the Ministry of Defence, Raytheon UK continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across the country.
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Sodexo is the global leader in Quality of Life Services, an essential factor in individual and organizational performance. Operating in 53 countries, our 422,000 employees serve 100 million consumers each day. Sodexo Group stands out for its independence and its founding family shareholding, its sustainable business model and its portfolio of activities including Food Services, Facilities Management Services and Employee Benefit Solutions
Supporting Partner Members
We want to be an energy company with purpose; one that is trusted by society, valued by shareholders and motivating for everyone who works at bp. Our purpose is reimagining energy for people and our planet. We want to help the world reach net zero and improve people’s lives.
We are prioritising diversity, equity and inclusion in our transition – we want our workforce and customers to experience greater equity –while also helping our partners in the bp ‘ecosystem’ do the same.
BT Group is one of the world’s leading communications services companies with a clear purpose: We Connect for Good.
At BT Group we are advancing towards a future where every employee feels valued, empowered, and inspired to contribute their unique brilliance to the company’s success and the broader community. We firmly believe in the power of connection, the importance of everyone’s contribution, and the transformative potential of working together towards a common good.
At Kier, it’s our brilliant people, the culture we foster and the values that we work to that make us unique.
As a leading infrastructure services, construction and property development group, every person is working to our purpose to sustainably deliver infrastructure which is vital to the UK.
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP
Lloyds Banking Group were ranked first place within the Maturity Matrix in 2022. The bank were the first FTSE 100 to set targets on ethnicity and have now set targets on Black representation. “The Matrix has been a way for us to complete an internal audit against the key deliverables of our Race Action Plan. It has helped us focus and identify areas for improvement, and assess how we’re performing
against other organisations,” Samantha Owo, Race Action Plan Lead, Lloyds Banking Group,
Paramount is home to the world’s most iconic entertainment brands, including Paramount+ Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET and Channel 5. Paramount delivers premium content to audiences across platforms worldwide. We connect with billions of people—through our studios, networks, streaming services, live events, merchandise, and more.
As the only global pure-play STEM talent provider, we’re proud to be a company where people from all cultures, communities and backgrounds can come together to move society forward through Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).
Our ambition is to be recognised as leaders of D&I in the staffing industry and we are inspired by our purpose of ‘bringing skilled people together to build the future’, we know that our differences are the key to our success and will help us solve some of the world’s most complex problems.
Stonewater is a leading social housing provider, with a mission is to provide quality homes and services for people whose needs are not met by the open market.
We manage around 33,600 homes, serving 75,000 customers across our portfolio of affordable properties for general rent, shared ownership and sale, alongside specialist accommodation, with an ambitious house-building programme.
Tarmac, a CRH company, is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Tarmac combines the knowledge and expertise of two of the construction industry’s most iconic brands: Tarmac, the pioneers of the modern road and Blue Circle, the company that patented Portland Cement.
We directly employ around 7,000 people across a nationwide network of over 400 sites. Our solutions span aggregates, asphalt, cement, lime, readymix concrete, offsite manufacture, road contracting, highways maintenance and infrastructure services, building products and recycling services. This unique combination of people, technology and assets enables us to offer customers unrivalled choice, innovation and flexibility.
Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Amazon strives to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, Earth’s best employer, and Earth’s safest place to work. We are a company of builders who bring varying backgrounds, ideas, and points of view to inventing on behalf of our customers.
Our diverse perspectives come from many sources including gender, race, age, national origin, sexual orientation, culture, education, and professional and life experience. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and always look for ways to scale our impact as we grow.
Arcadis is the world’s leading company delivering sustainable design engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and build assets. We are more than 27,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life.
With sustainability at the heart of everything we do, our focus is on maximizing our impact aimed at improving quality of life. The solutions we develop address important societal challenges around resilience, places, and mobility. Leveraging data and technology, we have the capabilities and services to meet client demands driven by global trends such as urbanization, climate change, digitalization, evolving stakeholder expectations and potential unforeseeable events.
We care for each other and create a safe, respectful and inclusive working environment where our talented, passionate and diverse people can grow, perform, and succeed.
BNP Paribas is the European Union’s leading bank and key player in international banking. It operates in 65 countries and has nearly 190,000 employees, including nearly 145,000 in Europe. Based on its strong diversified and integrated model, the Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.
BNP Paribas has implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility approach in all its activities, enabling it to contribute to the construction of a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group’s performance and stability.
At BNY Mellon, we believe the best way to succeed at anything is to Consider Everything and Include Everyone. This fundamental belief that inclusion powers our success is evident in our collective purpose and shared values.
Our Purpose: To power individuals and institutions to succeed across the financial world.
Our Values: Passion for Excellence – Integrity – Strength in Diversity – Courage to Lead
It’s our business to manage, grow and preserve assets. We do this for ourselves and for our clients. When it comes to our best asset – our people – we don’t leave performance to chance.
Doing what we do well requires building the best global team, delivering the best solutions, taking smart risks, finding new paths to growth and enabling our clients to do the same.
That’s why Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) at BNY Mellon is business strategy – DEI is central to achieving high performance, competitive advantage, innovation and growth.
We are the UK’s largest gas distribution network, bringing gas to 11 million homes and businesses. We don’t own the gas inside our pipes, we manage a network of more than 82,000 miles of pipes which transports it. We play a critical role in providing an essential public service to keep people safe, warm, and connected, while supporting the most vulnerable in our communities through our positive social impact programmes and Cadent Foundation charity partnerships
Equity, diversity and inclusion is a priority for us, and it’s fundamental that our culture allows our colleagues to thrive, feel empowered, respected and included.
Gain Theory is a global marketing effectiveness consultancy that empowers marketers and insight professionals to make smarter, faster, data-informed decisions using data, technology, and advanced analytics to drive business growth.
Our team is a fusion of world-class creative minds from the data, technology, marketing and analytics domains, who work with some of the biggest brands from around the world across a range of different challenges.
Across six continents, we are united by a common mission: to empower informed marketing decisions, by more people, more often.
At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good.
LONDON SOUTH EAST COLLEGES
“All of our staff are strongly committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We have always had a zero-tolerance policy towards any form of discrimination and our community focus is central to our Group’s ethos. But more is now needed. We want to build a legacy of hope and empower our staff, students and wider communities to be bold, spirited and free to help make change we want, and need, to see. Racism, oppression, discrimination and all other forms of inequality simply must be eliminated.”
CEO, Sam Parrett
We are a distinctive London-based law firm with a unique combination of services tailored around the needs of our clients. Our culture is thoughtful, challenging and supportive, it is our mission to continue to develop a diverse workforce, where every employee feels able to bring their best self to work.
Macquarie is a global financial services group operating in 31 markets in asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.
Motability Operations is the commercial organisation that delivers the Motability Scheme to over 700,000 disabled people across the UK. We deliver smart, sustainable solutions that improve our customers’ mobility in a fast-changing world. We provide worry-free mobility solutions to recipients of the government’s higher rate mobility allowance.
PLATFORM HOUSING GROUP
Platform Housing Group is the largest Housing Association in the Midlands with 45,000 homes and 120,000 customers living in our rented accommodation and shared ownership properties.
We have 1,400 colleagues working across the business with the same ethos running throughout; to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.
People make Platform and our vision is to be an inclusive and fair workplace that offers a truly modern people experience and is reflective of the localities in which we work. We want to create a workplace that offers both flexibility and the necessary support to colleagues who must balance their home responsibilities with their workloads and their own well-being. This will create a place where people can be themselves and feel that their differences are valued and used to drive our business forward.
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