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Upcoming events for impact-focused buyers in November and December

Here are the upcoming events on social procurement and sustainability for anyone looking to increase the positive impact of their organisation. To get the latest events and thinking around social impact in business subscribe to The Social Procurement Round-Up.


πŸ’° Living Wage Week


by The Living Wage Foundation

15th - 19th November - online and multiple locations

Living Wage Week is the annual celebration of the Living Wage movement. Learn about the movement and celebrate organisations who are part of it.


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0️⃣ Procurement for Net Zero with a fair economy at the heart of all we do


by Unlock Net Zero

18th November - online

The recently published Heat and Buildings Strategy has set out a strategic direction for housing decarbonisation. An expert panel explores the questions; what does this mean for the sector? How do we access the finance? And what do we invest in?


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🧱 Building the Future Now: Nanomaterials for Sustainable Construction


by Graphene@Manchester

25th November - Manchester

Networking event around nanomaterials for sustainable construction organised by Graphene@Manchester and the Institution of Civil Engineers.


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Create your own social procurement event:

  • Increase understanding of social procurement in your network

  • Put buyers β€˜at the table’ with social enterprise suppliers

  • Make your organisation stand out as a leader on impact

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πŸͺ Unlocking access to town centre property


by Platform: A town centre property innovation programme

25th November - online

Hear how local trusts, councils & asset owners are making it easier for community entrepreneurs to access town centre property.


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🀝 Partnering for change: Social Innovation to Reach Agenda 2030


by Reach for Change

30th November - online

Partnering for Change: Social Innovation to Reach Agenda 2030 will focus on concrete examples and insights on how we can accelerate the potential of social innovation to create a more equal and sustainable tomorrow.


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πŸ—οΈ Next generation planning for net zero regeneration


by Localis and Wilmott Dixon

1st December - online

Expert speakers will discuss how modern design and reimagined placemaking can put sustainability at the heart of regeneration.


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πŸ“ The Future of Sustainable Placemaking

by Sustainable Places Research Institute

10th December - Cardiff

This event will celebrate the achievements of the Sustainable Places Research Institute and consider how their future research will address the challenges of the present and the future.


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To find out how to reach your sustainability targets through social procurement contact beth@supplychange.co.uk or check out our services for buyers.


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