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Social Procurement in Construction Guide

A practical guide on how to implement social procurement in the construction sector. Created in partnership with Wates, the Community Impact Partnership and CIP Books.

About the guide

With the new Social Value Model being implemented by the Central Government earlier this year, we're responding to the need for practical social procurement learning material for the industry.

We've gathered best-practice, industry learnings and expertise to collate into a guide.


Read the report for insight into:


  • Different delivery models

  • Impact reporting

  • Understanding the policy context

  • How to work with social enterprises effectively

  • Relevant support resources

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Watch an introduction to the Social Procurement Guide by the author

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The Social Procurement in Construction Guide was created with support from:

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About the author

Julie Youngman helped create and grow New Zealand’s social procurement platform, managing the supplier side of the programme. She is also an experienced impact consultant, has worked in impact investing, and works with indigenous businesses in New Zealand. She is passionate about creating large-scale opportunities for impactful businesses through procurement spend.

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