About Us

Buy Social Canada is an intermediary organization that advances social procurement by bringing socially driven purchasers and social enterprise suppliers together, building business relationships that generate social benefits to communities across the country. We work with community, private sector, and government to support the development of policy and resources to strengthen local and regional social procurement initiatives. 

Our Mission  

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Promote  & Educate

We develop social procurement tools and resources, convene a community of practice, facilitate multi-stakeholder roundtables, and host workshops and webinars to build relationships across sectors.

Certify & Engage

We certify social enterprise suppliers and social purchasers. We facilitate purchaser and supplier relationships and learning opportunities to increase social enterprise business opportunities and grow their social impact.

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We work with our partners to capture and report on social impact outcomes

Connect with us to get certified and learn how you can incorporate social procurement practices into your business model!