BuildEast is a partnership of 17 housing associations in the East of England. It’s committed to positively addressing DEI through the organisation. It believes that a more diverse and inclusive culture will result in a better service for customers.
The Housing Diversity Network (HDN) aims to inspire and empower people, promoting equality, diversity and opportunity for all. We’re working with the HDN to improve how we address inequality, get the most from our people and meet the needs of our communities.
We’re accredited as a Disability Confident Employer demonstrating our commitment to providing equal opportunities for people with disabilities. Disability Confident Employers are recognised as going the extra mile to make sure disabled people get a fair chance.
We’re part of the Women’s Trade Network, a consortium of organisations working to promote gender equality in trade roles through access to training and employment opportunities.
We’ve joined the Sunflower scheme and have committed to train our employees to get a deeper understanding of hidden disabilities and be confident to approach and support customers and colleagues living with a hidden disability.