Nationwide Building Society

Procurement for Mutual Good

Nationwide is different, we’re a building society, a Mutual, committed to putting our mutual values at the heart of everything we do, including our procurement.

Procurement for Mutual Good is our programme to build a more diverse, more ethical, and greener supply chain.

Highlights include:

  • First major UK financial institution to introduce recycled cards
  • Carbon neutral for scopes 1-2
  • Modelled emissions for 3,000 procured services with Carbon Intelligence
  • Embedding EcoVadis to cover 99% total spend
  • Spent £10.7 million with 49 social enterprises since 2018
  • Paying SMEs in 9 working days
  • “Unseen” trained all colleagues to increase understanding of modern slavery