Social Procurement Toolkit

The Toolkit is a series of innovative tools, best practice examples and documents to support social procurement and local economic development in the G21 Region. The first of its kind in Australia, these tools have been crafted by ArcBlue working closely with the GROW Compact Action Network, and in response to the identified needs of these key buyers and suppliers in the G21 Region.

These tools will show GROW Compact signatories how to ensure both local and social outcomes when preparing standard or project tenders and contracting work, including operational and capital spend. For an overview, click here

Social Procurement Guideline

Purpose of Guideline The purpose of this guideline is to provide practical direction on improving local content and social outcomes through the procurement cycle: preparation, evaluation, execution and management of purchases. This guideline can apply to all purchases, from the identification of a requirement for a purchase order or contract through to the execution and...

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Find a Tool or Template

Example Social Procurement Policy Social Procurement Maturity Questions Strategic Sourcing Plan Social Procurement Desk Top Opportunity Assessment Example Examples of contractual KPIs for Tier 1 Suppliers RFT Social Procurement Clause Low Value Purchase RFT Social Procurement Clause Medium Value Purchase RFT Social Procurement Clause High Value Purchase RTF Evaluation Template Recommendation to Award Social Procurement KPIs Performance...

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Supplier Readiness

For Small Business: Check your Social Procurement readiness, either as a buyer or a seller. For Suppliers: Understand your Social Procurement readiness from the supplier perspective using the following Guideline: Purpose of guideline The purpose of this guideline is to provide practical advice for suppliers to ensure they understand and are better prepared for quotation or...

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Useful Links

G21 Social Enterprises: Please let us know if your Social Enterprise is missing! 2 & 5 Inc – café and market garden based in 3214 Dal Café and Catering – Corio Bay Innovators Inc café in CBD Diversitat  Wholefoods – Café and catering The Pulse – community radio and tv studio Encompass Community Services MnC (Munch n...

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Share Stories

GROW is a learning community, and we encourage all members to share stories, questions and suggestions by completing this form. Published stories will be accessed via current Social Procurement Case Studies If you are a human and are seeing this field, please leave it blank. Fields marked with an * are required Comments Upload photo for...

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