Connect: Social Procurement


The benefits of using as much of your purchasing power as possible to support social businesses are well recognised and increasing numbers of organisations are moving towards social procurement for the goods and services they buy. 

Benefits can include:

  • Job creation at a local level
  • Promote fairer trade
  • Enhance social inclusion
  • Help solve complex local problems
  • 'Halo' effect from associating with social causes
  • Marketing opportunities
  • Improved staff morale / pride in organisation


Learn more about the benefits of social procurement