The Path to Social Purchasing

In the Spring of 2016, Marissa Willcox worked for Buy Social Canada as the Information and Services Coordinator to support awareness on social purchasing. Here's an excerpt from a piece she wrote about social procurement in The Ubyssey:

"How can a person spend five years learning about how the social world works, but never be able to apply this knowledge to a career choice? Sure, there’s always research. But how was that going to change the immediate deteriorating and unequal job market? This disconnect is what led me to Buy Social Canada. A campaign aimed at creating a social-value marketplace by raising awareness and growing the local united body of social enterprises."

Read the rest of the article here: http://www.ubyssey.ca/opinion/social-purchasing/