GRI Compliance / Economic
Procurement Practices 2016
Proportion of spending on local suppliers
Our Sectors / businesses have sustainable procurement practices and standards that they apply when engaging with the Supply Chain. As an international organisation, Babcock defines ‘local’ as UK-based suppliers and they account for 71% of our spend.
We support a stable local economy, and maintain good community relations by actively engaging with SMEs: 29% of our suppliers are SMEs and c3,000 are based in the UK.