Diversity, equity and inclusion are cornerstones to our values driven approach and that includes our policy on supplier diversity. Across the board, we remain committed to driving innovation through diverse perspectives.
We believe an inclusive procurement strategy provides a proactive platform giving equal opportunity for diverse businesses to compete for contracts and subcontracts at Capco. This approach ensures we have representation from diverse backgrounds and historically underutilized communities that helps our objectives towards:
A diverse supplier is a business that is at least 51% owned and operated by an individual or group that is part of a traditionally underrepresented or underserved group.
Common classifications are:
To participate in Capco’s Supplier Diversity Program, diverse suppliers must:
Capco’s Supplier Code of Conduct outlines our minimum expectations of our third-party suppliers in relation to key environmental, social and governance considerations. Like Capco, we expect our suppliers to comply with relevant legislation in these areas and to adopt progressive policies in relation to clients, staff, suppliers, and the broader community they serve. All suppliers are expected to comply with this Code, whether they are supplying goods or services directly to Capco, or our clients. Suppliers are also expected to ensure comparable standards are applied to any sub-contractors or other third parties they may use to deliver goods or services to Capco.
Capco suppliers are expected to ensure that all staff in their organisation feel included and valued, regardless of their background. In particular, suppliers are expected to:
Registering with Capco’s Supplier Diversity program allows our procurement teams and internal stakeholders access to information about your company for consideration, but is not a guarantee of future business. Capco will regularly and periodically review the impact of the Supplier Diversity Program and reserves the right to augment any part of the strategy to reach its supplier diversity goals. The supplier diversity program is currently operating in the USA, Canada and the UK.