Revolutionise your Supply Chain and Support Black-led SMEs
Launching for Large Organisations in April 2024
Do you want to diversify your supply chain and strengthen your connections with SMEs and Global Majority leaders?
Do you want to fulfil your EDI ambitions but lack access to the right networks?
Do you want to use the power of your everyday spend to have a social impact?
BUD’s 12-month Supplier Springboard brings corporates and SMEs together for transformational leadership training, mentorship, and networking.
Your organisation will closely support Global Majority-led SMEs that are ready to supply, laying out a clear action plan for change within your procurement process and receiving a full impact report on completion of the programme.
BUD is a Global Majority and female-led social enterprise that seeks to support and develop Global Majority leaders. We have the expertise and networks to help you become better equipped to work with Global Majority-led SMEs, diversify your supply chain and hit your ESG targets.
What is included in Supplier Springboard?
Supplier Springboard connects you with a network of diverse SMEs that are supplier-ready through a series of workshops and mentoring. Commit just a single day each month to create meaningful partnerships with Global Majority-led SMEs businesses.
Uncover solutions to the barriers that you face in supply chain diversification and utilise our SHIFT systems change model to craft an action plan that will help you improve your practices, enhance your supplier diversity and easily attain your ESG targets.
You will be matched with a Global Majority-led SME as a Business Buddy. Here, you will provide hands-on support through Action Learning Sets and a mentoring process to support the SME in improving their skills and knowledge to meet the corporate standard.
At the end of the programme, you will receive a full impact report outlining the social impact your company has had by taking part in Supplier Springboard and supporting Global Majority-led SMEs.
What is in it for you?
Bring Black and Global Majority-led businesses into your supply chain!
Provide skills and development opportunities to Global Majority-led SMEs.
Gain access to new networks of SMEs that are supplier-ready.
Use your everyday spend to hit your CSR and ESG targets.
Become a catalyst for change!
DID YOU KNOW?
Statistically, SMEs are more cost effective than their counterparts.
SMEs are 33% more innovative than their larger peers.
Why choose BUD?
Supplier Springboard is a 12-month programme that requires a commitment of only one day a month. Each cohort of the programme includes up to 20 participants from large organisations.
Various Pricing Options Available
Additional benefits are available if two or more delegates are enrolled in the programme.
A percentage of your programme fee will go towards funding an SME’s participation in Supplier Springboard.