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.

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Resources

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

 

Thank You!

“This training dispelled a lot of myths and apprehensions about social procurement”
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2019-06-07T21:14:00+00:00
“This training dispelled a lot of myths and apprehensions about social procurement”

Great Session!

“I found sharing with staff from other local governments most helpful”
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2019-06-07T21:21:00+00:00
“I found sharing with staff from other local governments most helpful”

Helped Identify Opportunities

“The questions in the workbook really made me aware of how little [my local government] does for social procurement”
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2019-06-07T21:23:13+00:00
“The questions in the workbook really made me aware of how little [my local government] does for social procurement”

Helpful to Share with Others

“I found sharing with staff from other local governments most helpful”
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2019-06-07T21:24:32+00:00
“I found sharing with staff from other local governments most helpful”

Social Return on Investment

“I found the discussion of Social Return on Investment most helpful”
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2019-06-07T21:25:05+00:00
“I found the discussion of Social Return on Investment most helpful”

Very Informative!

“Thanks! It was a great afternoon - very informative”
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2019-06-07T21:25:37+00:00
“Thanks! It was a great afternoon - very informative”
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Watch the 'Procurement, Resilient Economies and COVID-19' webinar

Presented by David LePage of Buy Social Canada & Rory Kulmala of the Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA), this webinar outlines how social procurement approaches can support local COVID-19-related adaptation and recovery efforts.

Access the accompanying 2-page info sheet here.

Featured Story

  • Our first featured social procurement story is coming soon!

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