Community Benefits and Social Procurment Policies

June 30, 2017

A Jurisdictional Review

This report reviews community benefits and social procurement policies from around the world and analyzes the successes and challenges of the varied approaches.

Through community benefits and social procurement policies, which align spending and purchasing activities with broader public policy objectives, governments are changing the way they do business to reap greater social and economic benefits. This jurisdictional review examines the current context of community benefits and social procurement policies in Canada, U.S., UK, and Australia. It analyzes the objectives, scope, and strengths of the policies and concludes with key challenges and strategies for success from leading jurisdictions.

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