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.
Buyer Membership for Local Government
Some Local Governments are very progressed on their journey and just need access to Social Traders Certified Social Enterprise Suppliers and measurement of the impact of their spend, others need help in getting the organisation ready for social enterprise procurement before accessing suppliers.
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News & Stories
August 13, 2018
A business that has repurposed 40,000 tonnes of abandoned corporate IT for third-world communities, and…
August 11, 2018
More than 250 social enterprises and business and government buyers will gather at the annual…
August 7, 2018
We spent 5 minutes with Sue Boyce, one of the speakers at this year’s Social…
July 25, 2018
We spent 5 minutes with Scott Buckland, one of the speakers at this year’s Social…