Collaborative Corporate Partners
Authentic, curious, benevolent, professional and connected are the characteristics that mark out a BBİ collaborative partner, ready to make societal changes today for a better tomorrow.
Are recognised globally for partnering with organisations to deliver innovative diversity and inclusion solutions. Frost Included brings together global leaders with deep expertise in diversity and inclusion, extensive leadership experience in the worlds of academia, business and government, and strong capability in implementing programmes in the public, private and third sectors. We are passionate about benefitting the clients we work with.
Experts in ethics, compliance and governance. Good Corporation has worked in business ethics and compliance since the start of the millennium. We support our clients in the development of responsible and ethical management practices and have an understanding of the challenges businesses face. Our work has been described as "game changing".
TC & Friends
TC & Friends is a multidisciplinary creative studio that engages and collaborates with its founder Tony Chambers’ extensive network of friends in the luxury, design, lifestyle, fashion and art sectors.
We have been creating, refreshing and growing brands since 1985. We have been entrusted with the care of some the nation’s most respected brands (Lord’s Cricket Ground/MCC, London 2012, Oxford University Press) and serve as a partner for the British Library’s Innovating for Growth Programme (delivering brand & marketing mentoring to nearly 600 fast-growing SMEs).
Wihtl is devoted to increasing the representation of women and ethnic minorities at all levels and in leadership positions across Hospitality, Travel and Leisure (HTL). We believe that through collaboration we can amplify the impact of individual diversity initiatives, together we can have a bigger, louder voice for the good of the HTL industry. We reinvest 100% of our profits into achieving our mission. Our mission is to make a positive difference to 5 million women and people from ethnic minorities across the hospitality, travel and leisure industry globally by 2025.
CMS is a future-facing, global law firm well equipped to help clients confront challenges and seize opportunities with confidence. We put the interests of our people and clients at the centre of everything we do across our 77 offices in 43 countries. With more than 4,800 lawyers we work in cross-border teams to deliver top quality, practical advice. Our CR and Diversity work is the heart and soul of CMS and it is our vision to create sustainable and rewarding futures for our clients, people and communities. Our aim is to build a culture of trust, respect and inclusion which embraces differences and encourages diversity of people, views and experiences for the benefit of all.
Jon Tollit and Owain Roberts
Now, more than ever, the opportunity exists to re-evaluate the norm and consider a new future - to create impactful environments that engage with people in innovative, meaningful ways.
We bring many years’ experience, knowledge and insight gained at renowned, high-profile design and architecture practices to support our clients to unlock potential and create opportunity.
Our client experience includes Apple, Hakkasan, Selfridges and Waitrose
We are agile, creative and informed. Through collaboration and the integration of wide and varied skill sets we deliver interior, architecture and built environment design from concept to completion.
Real Estate Balance
Real Estate Balance is a membership organisation campaigning to create a diverse and inclusive property world. With a vision to see women represent half of the senior leadership positions in the sector, Real Estate Balance wants companies to commit to changing their corporate culture to ensure that women are supported and encouraged to aim for the top. The organisation is also working with its members and industry leaders to take bold action to increase ethnic diversity, in an effort to build a more balanced, fairer industry.
Gardiner & Theobald LLP
Gardiner & Theobald is an independent construction and property consultancy delivering Cost Management, Project Management and Specialist Consultancy for the built environment focussing on our core markets of the UK and US. We are passionate about delivering a World Class service for our clients, investing in our people through life-long learning, supporting the next generation of talent and making a positive impact on the world through our community engagement programmes www.gardiner.com
We are ISG. Our vision is to become the world’s most dynamic construction services company, delivering places that help people and businesses thrive. Our 3,000 worldwide specialists in fit out, technology, and construction deliver not just buildings, but also an exceptional delivery dynamic and strong customer relationships built on mutual trust, collaboration, and open communication. We blend our unparalleled track record, sound processes and proven delivery methods with a fast-paced and agile culture, ensuring we deliver thriving places that are as responsive and resilient as their occupants.
Mace is a global company of experts in shaping and making the built environment. It provides development, consulting, construction and operations services for many of the world’s most inspiring building and infrastructure projects and programmes – from Olympic parks and iconic skyscrapers to state-of-the-art data centres, schools, hospitals and commercial office spaces.
The privately-owned company, headquartered in London, UK, has an annual turnover of £1.8 billion. Over 30 years, its growth has been fuelled by an adventurous spirit and the relentless pursuit of a better way. Mace’s Interiors business specialises in commercial fit-out, working with corporate, blue chip clients and real estate developers to transform and create office spaces.
Mace is driven by its purpose to redefine the boundaries of ambition, and its vision of leading the way to a more connected, resilient and sustainable world.
Make is an award-winning international architectural practice with a reputation for challenging convention and pursuing design excellence. Since we opened our doors in 2004, we’ve worked on more than 1,500 projects worldwide covering a wide range of sectors. We’ve delivered 71 built schemes from studios across 3 continents, including 45 buildings, 19 interiors and refurbishments, and 7 smaller design projects. We’ve also achieved more than 100 planning consents and realised over a dozen masterplans.
Our work is inspired by a singular purpose: to design the best buildings, places and spaces in the world. We work closely with our clients to produce bespoke, design-led solutions, and create optimal architecture that sets new standards and stands the test of time.
Hoare Lea is an award-winning engineering consultancy with a creative team of engineers, designers and technical specialists. We provide innovative solutions to complex engineering and design challenges for buildings.
Irrespective of the scale or complexity of a project, we deliver MEP, environmental and sustainability services, bringing buildings to life and ensuring they perform in operation as well as they look. Whatever our client’s vision, we make it a celebrated reality. We focus on the future and invest for the long term, growing our hard-earned reputation so that our firm can be passed on to those who will follow.
Fletcher Priest Architects
We work across four scales of practice: urban design, architecture, interior design and design research.
We are known for the quality of our thinking and our open-minded approach, which allows us to bring innovative solutions to the projects we work on.
We are collaborative freethinkers.
We are small enough to focus and care, yet big enough to do anything.
We are trusted to deliver design strategies that exceed expectations.
They tell us we are nice people to work with.
Most of all we are proud to have been invited by the BBI and Gardiner & Theobold
to join our peers and collectively make a difference.
ID:SR is the award-winning interior design group of Sheppard Robson, one of the UK’s most established architectural practices, with a reputation for thoughtful and responsible designs. From our offices in London, Manchester and Glasgow, the founding principles of innovation and sustainability continue to shape the work of the practice, reinterpreted and enlivened by the creative talent of our designers. Our activity-driven design approach puts people at the heart of the design process. Designing for excellence, we aim to create functional, beautiful spaces that are efficient and enhance people’s experience of a place, whether for live, work or play.
Advocating for Racial Justice is fundamental to us as a global law firm. We live our values.
The Financial Times
The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. The FT has a record paying readership of more than one million, three-quarters of which are digital subscriptions. It is part of Nikkei Inc., which provides a range of information, news and services for the global business community.
In 2020, the FT was voted the most trusted media brand by the Global Business Influencers survey.
VAMP is a specialist culture agency dedicated to supporting and promoting black women, women of colour and the Black community in beauty, lifestyle and entertainment industries. By conducting research and working with key influencers who successfully represent and support a currently underrepresented market, we produce innovative digital strategies to create online conversation and increase brand awareness.
4DC is a global end‐to‐end strategic podcast consultancy. Launched in December 2018, 4DC, one of five communications companies housed within the markettiers4dc group, offer unique podcast creation and distribution strategies, with a focus on building audience, engagement and driving ROI for brands.
Whether you are at the beginning of your podcast journey and want to understand the best way to create content that will resonate with your key markets, or have an existing series you want heard by more of your target audience, 4DC will use data driven insights to provide a strategy that will be measurable against the objectives set.