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.

Social Procurement for COVID-19 Recovery

Coastal Communities Social Procurement Initiative (CCSPI) provides the training, resources and support to help implement social procurement effectively as a key tool in your COVID-19 recovery toolbox.

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

Current Training & Webinars

Become a social procurement expert - register for CCSPI training and webinars.

 

News & Updates

CCSPI Newsletters

Read the latest CCSPI newsletter and catch up on past issues in the news archive  

 

Resources

Now Available

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”
CCSPI Training Event
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”
CCSPI Training Event
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2019-06-07T21:25:37+00:00
“Thanks! It was a great afternoon - very informative”
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CCSPI Training Event

Watch the 'Good Practices, Verified and Amplified' webinar

Curious about living wage and other ‘social good’ certifications? This webinar provides an overview to key certifications like Living Wage, Buy Social, BCorp and Fair Trade, as both a way for local governments to identify social value suppliers as well as a way to incorporate these practices into their own operations.

Featured Story

  • Our first featured social procurement story is coming soon!

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