Highways England

Using supplier relationships to improve equality, diversity, and inclusion

Since 2015 Highways England has had equality objectives and ambitions including one owned by the commercial and procurement directorate. Through developing supplier relationships and measuring and monitoring performance within our contract requirements we have proved a focussed and supportive approach can drive change. In 2020 we, through collaboration with our suppliers revised our supply chain objective so that we, collectively would ‘Develop a diverse and inclusive supply chain that effectively delivers for its workforce, our road users and our communities.