Report

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If you are a social enterprise, interested in more information, we’ve provided some helpful links below.

Helpful resources about the sector from leading intermediaries

Examples of successful social enterprises

Local social enterprise support

More data and reports relating to this study

Social enterprise financiers

For buyers

If you are interested in buying from social enterprises, Social Traders offers tailored services to connect buyers with certified social enterprises. As a Social Traders Buyer you will join a community of social procurement leaders and have access to tailored support and expertise to help guide you through the journey of incorporating social enterprises into your supply chain. As a Social Traders Buyer you will receive access to:

    • ST certified social enterprises – Find out what you need to know about potential suppliers through our growing database of certified social enterprises, attend networking events and receive new supplier updates
    • Leadership network – Share best practice and challenges with other social enterprise procurement leaders
    • Impact reports – Translate your social enterprise procurement spend into a social impact report and understand how this has positively impacted a beneficiary group
    • Staff engagement – Tailored workshops and education sessions to inspire and empower your staff around social enterprise procurement.

To find out how to become a Social Traders Buyer go to: Buy Social

For suppliers

If you are interested in becoming a certified social enterprise, Social Traders offers certification services. As a Social Traders Certified Supplier you will join a growing community of suppliers and have access to tailored support and expertise to help guide you through the journey of winning more contracts. Becoming a Social Traders Certified Supplier:

  • Helps win contracts with business and government buyer members that are at the forefront of this new and rapidly emerging market
  • Provides the opportunity to scale and grow operations through mentoring and coaching
  • Connects to a curated community of other social enterprise suppliers

Register to become a Social Traders Certified Supplier go to: Get Certified