looks at ways in which Council and other organisations can create social values through the ways they purchase and procure goods and services. It’s all about creating positive outcomes and benefits for our communities.
Wollongong City Council was involved in the State Government’s Social Procurement in NSW [1.83MB]
guide, which gives a good overview of what social procurement is, and why it’s important.
Social Enterprises are organisations that exist to fulfil a mission that’s consistent with a public or community benefit. They trade to fulfil that mission and they reinvest a substantial proportion of their profits or surplus to the fulfilment of that mission.