SUPPLIER DIVERSITY HOW
Supplier Diversity How is the ultimate guide for government and corporate buyers who are ready to increase their Indigenous business procurement efforts and want to get it right.
It lays out invaluable strategies based on Kristal Kinsela's unrivalled experience working as a trusted supplier diversity partner to well-known global and local organisations.
Captured in the book are five simple steps to follow, including practical advice, templates, examples and checklists.
Below is a description of each step and some useful resources you'll find within the book to help you get started.
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1. THE BUSINESS CASE
A clearly researched written statement that expresses your ‘why’: the reason you’re embarking on a supplier diversity journey. This statement explains your purpose and what you want to achieve.
2. THE COMMITMENT
A clear policy or a commitment statement that outlines your goal, your purpose, and commitment to supplier diversity, the eligibility of Indigenous businesses and the core processes for implementation.
3. THE PLAN
A clear plan on a page that outlines your strategic focus areas (both internal and external) and identifies the actions and initiatives that your organisation will undertake to meet its goal.
All the internal and external activities you will undertake to engage with Indigenous businesses. This isn't just about meeting with potential partners, you need to get your preparation and processes right.
5. MEASURE YOUR SUCCESS
A clear scorecard to measure your success against key indicators, as well as reporting flows to communicate both internally and externally. Having a clear communication framework is essential.
WORK WITH KRISTAL
Whether you're taking the first steps in your supplier diversity journey and getting everyone aligned, or you're ready to pull together your procurement policy and plan, Kristal brings her expertise and deep knowledge of Indigenous business to guide you every step of the way.
Engage key stakeholders and get your team ready for change with a 'Supplier Diversity How' or an 'Intro to Unconscious Bias' workshop. All workshops can be tailored to your organisation and are designed to give people the knowledge, confidence and strategies to take action.