BCSPI membership puts your spending to work for your community
Local governments and other large purchasers spend billions of dollars each year on a wide variety of goods and services. Social procurement is becoming a best practice for purchasers to align their broader policy objectives with their spending to achieve better value for money and for their communities.
BCSPI membership makes social procurement implementation manageable & achievable by adding capacity with shared learning combined with step-by-step coaching, training, templates, and examples to support the heavy lifting involved in implementing these new best practices & procedures.
- No limit to staff participation
- Professional development and training
- Expert coaching & consultation support
- Templates, guides, tools & resources
- Online knowledge hub & webinar library
- Peer networking & community of practice
- Supplier engagement tools & templates
- Impact measurement tools & templates
- Communications and engagement resources
What Members Are Saying
BCSPI members are mobilizing their spending to create additional social, environmental & ethical value.
By implementing social procurement practices, these local governments and other organizations are ensuring that their existing purchasing is creating community value that contributes directly to the social and economic resiliency of their communities.
BCSPI member journey
The BCSPI membership journey makes social procurement implementation manageable and achievable. Scaled to an organization’s capacity, each step is supported by expert coaching and consulting from the BCSPI team and complemented by resources, templates and tools. From training, through pilot projects to full implementation and measurement, BCSPI membership saves organizations time and money and makes social procurement implementation easy.
BCSPI principles of membership
BCSPI membership fees
BCSPI is made possible through a combination of funding and membership fees. Membership fees are based on community population size for local governments, or annual spend for institutional purchasers.