Social Procurement in Construction: Implementation | Live, ONLINE
Buy with impact on your next commercial development, renovation, or new build! Join us for this session and learn key insights on social procurement in construction, including best practices, available tools, and next steps. Walk away with the know-how to leverage your project spending to create a positive impact.
Bringing purpose to purchasing is growing as corporations, governments and institutions recognize the power they have to leverage their existing spend to create positive impact in their communities. Based upon Canada-wide experience, you’ll learn innovative industry best practice examples, how to use available tools, and the next steps you can take to buy with impact on your next commercial development, renovation or new build.
This session will cover:
The Buy Social Canada Social Procurement Implementation Process of Policy, Learn, Measure, Test/Do and Lead
Government examples of social procurement like the British Columbia Social Procurement Initiative (BCSPI) and Infrastructure Canada’s Community Employment Benefits
Institutional examples of social procurement in construction like St Paul’s Hospital and the BC Housing integrated health and housing facility community benefit agreement
Tools and resources to develop social value outcomes in construction such as diversity, inclusion and social enterprise subcontracting
Hosted on the Microsoft Teams platform
This course is delivered in partnership with the Vancouver Regional Construction Association