Intro to Social Procurement - Nanaimo, BC

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VICA Nanaimo Location

#5 850 Northfield Road

Nanaimo, BC V9S 3A7

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Social Procurement Training

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This 4-hour training session will provide an overview of the best practices, policies and tools to advance social procurement within your local government and community context.

The session will utilize lecture, discussion and interactive activities to outline:

  • What is social procurement (and what isn’t)
  • How to differentiate between social procurement and other procurement strategies
  • Assessing the economic multiplier effect
  • Assessing social return on investment
  • How to engage with local social enterprises and small, medium sized enterprises
  • The role and potential of Community Benefit Agreements
  • Identifying construction and infrastructure investment practices and opportunities
  • Aligning procurement practices with local social and economic strategies
  • Opportunities and constraints within the trade agreements
  • Local examples and strategies
  • Best practices around procurement criteria and social impact
  • Access to resources and further training

By the end of the session, attendees will be aware of the leading practices to advance social and economic development interests with economic benefits to the communities they serve.

This session will be facilitated by Larry Berglund.

CCSPI members access trainings free of charge. Learn more at ccspi.ca.

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VICA Nanaimo Location

#5 850 Northfield Road

Nanaimo, BC V9S 3A7

Canada

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