Upcoming events for impact-focused procurement teams & social enterprises in July

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⛓️ Social Value for Providers

4th July , Online by Go4Growth

This webinar is for organisations who are working or wish to work in the Public Sector and/or want to understand social value better and learn how to develop an approach to social contribution through your business.



🌍 Net Zero Strategy: How To Save Energy & Money In Your Business

5th July, Barking - by Barking Enterprise Centres

A workshop for local businesses on net zero, how to measure your business carbon footprint, what you need to do to make a reduction strategy.



🏠 How to embed ESG & social value into your shared living business

6th July, Online - by Conscious Coliving

This free webinar is for shared living operators, who may be in the development or operational stage, and want to learn about creating, measuring, reporting and communicating social value. The webinar will provide guidance on getting started, or on refining, your impact strategy.



🏬 Wycombe and Marlow B Social networking

6th July, High Wycombe - by Martin Knowles

Join this event to network with local business owners and hear what’s happening in your local business community.

  • Chat with people who have taken the first steps to introduce sustainability goals in their business

  • Find out how your business can engage customers by being part of the green business revolution

  • Get your questions answered by local B Corps and sustainability advisors



💙 The S in ESG - Why Social Value Matters

7th July, Online - by Responsible Futures

The benefits of valued partnerships with your community and charity partners are rewarding to your stakeholders. This webinar looks at how you can address social, environmental and economic issues in your community.



🤝 Social and business networking event at Home Grown Club

8th July, London - by London International

Guests of this networking event include entrepreneurs, directors, company owners, investors and professionals working for medium and small-sized companies. This community gets together to support each other, share tips and knowledge, and do business together.


 

Create your own social procurement event:

  • Increase understanding of social

procurement in your network

  • Put buyers ‘at the table’ with social enterprise suppliers

  • Make your organisation stand out as a leader on impact

Find out more about events

 

📏 Prove it! Measuring Impact 12th July, online - by Iridescent Ideas CIC

Join Gareth Hart, Director of Iridescent Ideas CIC, for this free session all about how to measure and manage the difference you make and how to use this information to help you develop your business and earn income.



🔧 Coops as a Tool for Racial Justice 13th July, London - by Outlandish and Decolonising Economics

This workshop will explore the legacy of cooperative development as a political and economic strategy that builds a racially just economy.



🎓 Social Value at Universities, Global Symposia

18th - 19th July, Liverpool - by Social Value UK and Liverpool Business School

Two symposiums aimed at exploring and maximising the social value potential of universities and business schools.

  • Day 1: Universities (open to all disciplines) - 18th July

  • Day 2: Business education (for business schools) - 19th July



📝 How to Write Winning Grant Applications

19th July, Online - by Business & IP Centre (BIPC) Local

Producing winning grant applications is all about your approach and having a clear method. Business & IP Centre (BIPC) Local has put this session together to give you practical approaches to grant writing, in order to help increase your chances of success.



📑 Aligning your procurement with PPN 06/20

20th July, online - by Action Sustainability

In this free webinar, Action Sustainability and sustainable procurement expert, Mellita D’Silva, will showcase how you can embed social value considerations into procurement.



🤝 Why coops? How cooperatives can contribute to people and planet

28th July, London - by Outlandish and Economy

This session aims to answer the questions 'what are the benefits of being a coop?' and 'how can coops have a positive impact on workers, consumers, the wider economy and communities?'


 

Find out more about our work to increase spending with social businesses here. To find out how to reach your sustainability targets through social procurement contact beth@supplychange.co.uk or check out our services for buyers.

 

To get the latest events, resources and thinking around social impact and sustainability in business subscribe to The Social Procurement Round-Up.