GROW News

Regional procurement recommended actions underway

Posted on September 3, 2016 in News

The GROW Regional Economic Modelling Procurement report confirms the ‘local and social procurement’ approach behind the GROW can deliver 2500 jobs by 2020 and $1 billion of economic benefits each year. Economic modelling shows that a 7% shift on current purchasing and employment practice is all that is needed to not only address pockets of disadvantage,...

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Alcoa Foundation Social Procurement Toolkit launch

Posted on September 3, 2016 in News

On September 16, GROW and the Alcoa Foundation are delighted to launch the Social Procurement Toolkit, the first of its kind in Australia. The Toolkit is a series of ground-breaking and innovative tools and templates to support local/social procurement and local economic development in the G21 Region. These tools have been crafted by ArcBlue (Procurement...

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