Organizations to connect you and articles to inspire you!

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Buy Social Canada

Find out more about our friends in Canada and their amazing social procurement work with government and businesses.

Sustainable Purchasing Network USA

Supporting and recognizing purchasing leadership that accelerates the transition to a prosperous and sustainable future.

Society Profits

Find out more about becoming a USA Certified Social Enterprise and joining the Social Procurement database.

Social Enterprise World Forum

Check in with global leaders in the social enterprise space and learn more about the global movement

Alliance of Social Enterprise Networks Australia

ASENA is the national alliance of Australia’s seven state and territory social enterprise networks.

Good Market

An online marketplace and curated community platform for purpose driven businesses. Free to set up a profile for your social enterprise.

Social Enterprise Alliance USA

The largest social enterprise membership network in the country. Join a local Chapter or connect with Affinity Groups.

Zebras Unite

Zebras Fix What

Unicorns Break!

 

Join them and catalyze the community, capital, and culture for people building businesses that are better for the world.

REDF

REDF is a venture philanthropy that invests exclusively in social enterprises that employ and empower people overcoming barriers to work.

Responsible Purchasing Network USA

an international network of buyers dedicated to socially responsible and environmentally sustainable purchasing.

Social Enterprise UK

The biggest network of social enterprises in the UK. A strategic partner to 6 government departments and a leader for UK public policy on social enterprise for 15 years.

Social Enterprise Mark CIC

An award-winning social enterprise accrediting authority.

Inspiring Reads

Progressive Procurement

Mission driven procurement for living wages, economic injustice and climate issues.

The problem with saying you're Certified when you're not

Read Ed Mayo's blog post and find out what this means and what is at risk.

Purpose as a Superpower

In the wake of the pandemic and the protests, purpose is suddenly a superpower.

Social Enterprise and Zero Waste Communities

Gerry Higgins and Eric Lombardi - Interview with WasteWise.

Using Foundation Guarantees to Unlock Capital

Read about a group of Foundations led by Kresge in MI, launching their Community Investment Guarantee Pool

Interview with Buy Social Canada

Listen to Nancy Neamtan's interview.

We can't have Social Procurement without Certification

David Brookes from Social Traders in Australia tells us why.

Social Enterprise and Protecting the Commons

Watch Eric Lombardi's interview with Y-ON-EARTH.

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