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APPLICATIONS CLOSE FRIDAY 26TH JULY

Award Categories for Business & Government Member Organisations


Please review the following categories, and apply by midnight (AEST) on Friday 26 July.

Social Procurement Big Spender 

Awarded to a ST Business and Government member that has achieved an exceptional level of social procurement spend with ST Certified Social Enterprises for the combined period of 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2019.

Application for this category is entirely dependent on the social enterprise spend information you provide. Please go to the Social Traders portal and download the list of ST Certified Social Enterprise ABNs to help you prepare. You need to match the list with your procurement/spend data, and submit how much your organisation has spent with each of the enterprises on the list, over each of the two financial years. Once completed, please submit your application to Molly James at molly.james@socialtraders.com.au.

Social Procurement Business/Government Agency of the Year

Awarded to a ST Business and Government member that demonstrates, over time​:

  1. commitment across the organisation to embed social procurement in its supply chain​,
  2. diversity (category, #, geography) in social enterprise procurement activities, 
  3. adoption of practices that address social enterprise requirements such as payment terms, and
  4. a change in social enterprise spend (as demonstrated by social procurement spend data for the period of 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2019).

As part of your application, and to demonstrate criteria #4 above, please go to the Social Traders portal and download the list of ST Certified Social Enterprise ABNs to help you prepare. You need to match the list with your procurement/spend data, and submit how much your organisation has spent with each of the enterprises on the list, over each of the two financial years. Once completed, please submit your application to Molly James at molly.james@socialtraders.com.au.

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Social Procurement Champion of the Year

Awarded to an individual within a ST Business and Government member organisation who demonstrates, over time​:

  1. a personal commitment to social procurement within his/her organisation, 
  2. advocacy for social procurement within own organisation and sector, and
  3. creativity in uncovering new social procurement opportunities within his/her organisation’s supply chain and more broadly across the sector.

You may nominate yourself or someone else (provided they meet the criteria) for this award.​

Social Procurement Partnership of the Year

Awarded to a social procurement contract/deal/partnership that demonstrates:

  1. collaboration between social enterprise and business/government member, 
  2. innovation in uncovering new social procurement opportunities, and
  3. advocacy within the both organisations to embrace new opportunities.

To be considered for this award, we require both parties to submit a joint nomination. Your submission serves as an acknowledge that you have the agreement and input from both parties named, and serves as a joint nomination from both parties.

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