Coastal Communities Social Procurement Initiative supports local government and First Nations social procurement through education, training and coaching. CCSPI is active throughout Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities.

Local Governments

Integrate full value into your procurement processes and awards.

Institutional Purchasers

Put your purchasing dollars back into local communities.

Suppliers & Contractors

Deliver great value and social impact.

 

Members have access to resources, experts and leading best practices in order to generate social, economic and environmental value through procurement. The shift is from best price to best value.

Members have access to resources, experts and leading best practices in order to generate social, economic and environmental value through procurement. The shift is from best price to best value.

Upcoming Training

May 28, 2019

Campbell River, BC | 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.

 

Upcoming Presentation

May 29, 2019

Victoria, BC | CCSPI is presenting on social procurement at the upcoming GFOA conference. This session will provide an overview of what social procurement is, why it is important now and how CCSPI is supporting the adoption of social procurement policies and practices.

Resources

Now Available

Our library of resources for members is growing. Not a member yet? Access these 3 resources to get started.

 

 

 

 

 

Watch the Replay of our Latest Webinar - Introduction to Procurement for the Construction Sector

Each year, governments and public agencies of all types, combined, spend hundreds of billions of dollars on construction. With all this investment in construction, there is a drive to leverage these investments to create social impact within a local economy and community through the existing purchasing channels of construction services.

As with many regions, societal issues such as poverty reduction, labour availability, housing and social marginalization are driving public agencies to find more creative and innovative ways to address these needs.

Presented by Rory Kulmala, CEO of the Vancouver Island Construction Association.

Featured Story

  • Our first featured social procurement story is coming soon!

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