Procurement in Australia is estimated to be approximately $600 billion. For every $100,000 spent on social procurement 1.5 jobs are created for disadvantaged Australians.
We make introductions, host networking events, and work with corporate and government buyers to update their tender processes to open new opportunities for social enterprises.
Buying from social enterprise represents the greatest untapped potential in generating positive, sustainable social impact.
ST certified social enterprises
Find out what you need to know about potential suppliers through our database of social enterprises, attend networking events and receive new supplier updates.
Share best practice and challenge with other social enterprise procurement leaders.
Translate your social enterprise procurement spend into a social impact report and understand how this has affected a beneficiary group.
Tailored workshops and education sessions to inspire and empower staff around social enterprise procurement.
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Join the social procurement revolution. What is clear, is that social procurement through social enterprise is just beginning with potential to become the greatest untapped tool for positive social impact in Australia.
Managing Director, Social Traders