Inspiration, innovation and inclusion: Shaping our future with  the social and solidarity economy

Workshop 6B: The power of the purse: Buying social

Mar 20, 2023 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM



(EN/FR) Public and private procurement practices take into account social and environmental implications. Procurement is an important channel for social economy actors to gain access to public and private markets and is a strategic tool for the private and public sector to achieve social goals. This workshop will explore the social procurement space as a way to integrate social economy entities better into markets while providing access to goods and services with social impact. The workshop will be structured as follows: • Practitioner & policy maker to speak of their experience • Groups to spend time on discussing 2-3 key questions and prepare highlights • Groups organise to report back


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