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APPLICATIONS CLOSE WEDNESDAY 29TH JULY

Award Categories for business & government member organisations

Please review the following categories, and apply by midnight (AEST) on Wednesday 29th July. View the Terms & Conditions

Applications are now closed!


Social Procurement Big Spender ​

Awarded to a Social Traders business or Government member that has achieved an exceptional level of social procurement spend with certified social enterprises for the period of 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.​

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 Rebecca Green – rebecca.green@socialtraders.com.au

Social Procurement Business/Government Agency of the Year​

Awarded to a Social Traders business or Government member that has demonstrated the following over time:
  1. commitment across the organisation to embed social procurement in its supply chain​,
  2. diversity in social enterprise procurement activities (category, number, geography),
  3. adoption of practices that address social enterprise requirements such as payment terms or additional support to social enterprise suppliers during COVID-19, and
  4. a change in social enterprise spend (as demonstrated by social procurement spend data for the period of 1 June 2018 - 30 June 2019 to 1 June 2019 - 30 June 2020).
As part of your application, and to demonstrate criteria #4 above, please go to the Social Traders portal and download the list of Social Traders 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 Rebecca Green – rebecca.green@socialtraders.com.au

Social Procurement Champion of the Year

Awarded to an individual or team within a Social Traders business or Government member organisation that demonstrates the following over time:
  1. a personal commitment to social procurement within their organisation,
  2. advocacy for social procurement within their sector, and
  3. creativity in uncovering new social procurement opportunities within their organisation’s supply chain.
You may nominate yourself, someone else or team for this award. Please ensure the nominee is aware of their nomination.

Social Procurement Partnership of the Year

Awarded to a social procurement contract/deal/partnership that demonstrates:
  1. collaboration between a certified social enterprise and Social Traders business or Government member,
  2. innovation in uncovering new social procurement opportunities, in light of COVID-19, and
  3. advocacy within both organisations to embrace new social procurement opportunities.
To be considered for this award, we require a joint nomination from both parties.  Your submission serves as an acknowledgment that you have the agreement and input from both parties named.  

Awards timeline

6 July 2020
Awards applications open
29 July 2020
Awards applications close
17 - 21 August 2020
Shortlisting & community voting
December
Digital announcement of winners