Buy Social USA works with partner social enterprise ecosystem builders to help verified sellers gain social procurement contracts. Get listed in our database of suppliers in one or several procurement categories so that we can recommend you to corporate and government buyers, interested in social procurement
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WHY GET VERIFIED?
Most purchasers will require your company to be certified before offering you a contract
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Buy Social USA is working on behalf of the following companies to source verified social and fair trade enterprises across the country for a range of procurement contracts. These contracts cover large and small, virtual and place based, goods and services.
Global enterprise solutions software company SAP is looking for goods and services that can be provided virtually from enterprises anywhere within the United States. They also have geography specific needs from enterprises based around some of their larger U.S. offices in Miami, New York, Chicago, Palo Alto and Philadelphia.
Compass Diversified is a publicly-traded holding company that invests in niche, middle-market businesses. They are looking for goods and services that can be provided virtually from enterprises anywhere within the United States. They also have geography specific needs from enterprises based around some of their larger U.S. offices in California and Connecticut.
Compass Group North America is one of the leading foodservice and support services companies in the country and is part of the global company Compass Group PLC. They are looking for goods and services mostly related to the food & beverage sector such as wholesale food and beverage suppliers, hospitality sector employment, waste solutions like composting services.
Not sure if you're a Social Enterprise? Here's our criteria
Must be primarily dedicated to social and/or environmental objectives.
Must be an independent business - not controlled by a government or for-private-profit company.
The principal proportion (at least 51%) of any profit made by the business must be dedicated to social/environmental purposes.
Must distribute residual assets for social/environmental aims, if the company is dissolved.
Must demonstrate that social/environmental objectives are being achieved.
Must make more than half of its revenue from selling goods and services. (This can include grants for service or output related contracts like hiring of people from disadvantaged populations.)