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We work with over 10,000 subcontracted vendors globally

As a leading global provider of real estate and facilities management services, BGIS works with thousands of supplier partners, including service providers, contractors and material suppliers. Our strategic sourcing and procurement team provides vital support in BGIS’s delivery of award-winning, high-quality, and cost-effective solutions for our clients’ real estate portfolios.

Important Supplier Notices

Do you provide services to the corporate real estate and facilities management industry?

If so, here is information about BGIS’s culture and how we work with our supplier partners.

  • We strive to create a culture where we recognize and celebrate our partners’ efforts to innovate and drive value for ourselves and our clients
  • Achieving sustainable operating practices and promoting the efficient use of resources is one of our corporate key values – “Living Sustainability.” In addition, environmental stewardship is a cornerstone of BGIS’s global operating philosophy. Guided by these principles, we use a procurement process that includes environmental performance as one of the essential indicators of overall desirability of a product or service
  • BGIS believes supplier diversity is an important contributor to our corporate mission of ensuring that we are inclusive in our supply chain practices. Therefore, organizations, which are a minimum of 51 percent owned, controlled and managed by historically underutilized groups, are provided with an equal opportunity to become suppliers
  • Our supplier diversity process recognizes certified and self-identified businesses owned by women, Indigenous peoples, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans or members of the LGBT+ community. We also consider small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in our diversity process.

Service provider requirements

If you are interested in an opportunity to provide services, we have included some requirements for you to review.

  • Vendor Qualification requirements – BGIS uses a third party Supplier Qualification Management System provider to mitigate risk by using qualified vendors
  • BGIS Terms & Conditions - Supplier partners are required to sign the BGIS Terms and Conditions
  • Health, Safety & Environment - BGIS is ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO 14001 Environmental Management System registered. BGIS is committed to providing safe and healthy work environment to prevent workplace injuries and ill health, and we have similar expectations for our supplier partners. BGIS is focused on its goal of Workplace Zero, which drives us to continual improvement of our health and safety performance and promoting and enacting environmental stewardship in our environmental management system and our business processes. The protection and enhancement of the safety and well-being of our team members, as well as environmental stewardship initiatives such as sustainable resource use, emission reductions, and climate change mitigation, are cornerstones in the BGIS operating philosophy and are values embedded in our corporate culture.
  • Quality – BGIS is ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems certified, which sets out the criteria for our quality management system. Suppliers/Vendors are selected and retained based on their ability to continually meet our requirements that support being ISO 9001:2015 certified. BGIS is committed to continually improving our quality management system, which provides the framework for our customer focused service delivery excellence commitment. Through our commitments, BGIS enables innovation corporately and across our clients’ real estate portfolios by developing and implementing industry leading real estate and facility management solutions. BGIS continues to meet and exceed all requirements, proudly enabling the retention of our ISO 9001 Certification.
  • Supplier code of conduct - At BGIS, we are committed to a fair dealing and integrity policy in the conduct of all aspects of our business. Accordingly, we established the Supplier Code of Conduct for a minimum set of requirements to current and potential suppliers, consistent with our company’s Ethics Policy and Code of Business Conduct. These principles specify the ethics and standards required for engaging in business with BGIS.
  • Invoicing and Payment – BGIS requires suppliers to follow the BGIS invoicing process