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Social Procurement for Suppliers

Supply Change supports social and environmental businesses to access motivated buyers and more traded income.

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Looking to buy from social and environmental suppliers? Head to our buyers page

How we support social and environmental businesses

Connections with buyers

  • Listing on the Supply Change social procurement platform

  • Access to live contract opportunities

  • Recommendations to buyers

  • Opportunities to meet and pitch to buyers

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Extra support for your business

  • Free access to social procurement events

  • Insights from buyers on getting contracts

  • 3rd party discounts to help you grow your business

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Buyers we work with

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How to become a Supply Change Trusted Supplier


Social and environmental businesses can become Supply Change Trusted Suppliers if they meet these minimum requirements.


The business must:

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Sell products or services to other companies.

Have a central social or environmental mission enshrined in your governing documents or as part of your legal entity.

Produce an annual impact report.

Have appropriate insurance for carrying out its work.

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Provide a reference from a customer.


  1. Read the above requirements.

  2. If you meet the requirements, sign up for an account.

  3. If your application passes due diligence you will receive a welcome email and your profile will be live to buyers.


Find out more about fees here.

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Supply Change offers access to a community of like minded businesses both corproate and social. They have proved to be a great source of information and more importantly leads, meaning we've won work and made valuable connections. 

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Lucy Ferguson



Benefits of becoming a Supply Change Trusted Supplier

Ambitious social and environmental suppliers can become Supply Change Trusted Suppliers to access more contract opportunities and business support.

Get discovered by motivated buyers

Buyers including Natwest and Kier Group can discover your business and connect with you on the Supply Change Platform.

Access the contracts opportunities bulletin board

Access the contracts bulletin board, where buyers looking for social and environmental suppliers post opportunities.

Priority access to pitching opportunities


Trusted Suppliers can book slots to connect one-to-one with buyers at 'meet the buyer' events and the annual Social Procurement Festival.

Discounts and benefits to help your business succeed

Supply Change Trusted Suppliers can access discounts and offers from our partners to support their business. This includes free HR support from Roots HR and discounts on job postings with Escape The City.

Be included in supplier proposals

Trusted Suppliers are highlighted as potential new suppliers in proposals to our supplier research clients such as Morgan Sindall Construction and L & Q.

Free access to Supply Change events

Our events include opportunities to meet prospective buyers, learning opportunities to help you access more contracts and networking.

Learn directly from buyers about accessing contracts

Buyers will share insights and answer questions about their procurement processes and how suppliers can access commercial opportunities with them at our Ask the Experts webinars.



Supply Change will charge annual fees to Trusted Suppliers that are based on the business's income. 

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In these challenging times, Supply Change is leading the way in how we must be transparent, ethical and work with integrity to help each other build a stronger social economy.

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Yasmin Halai-Carter, Co-Founder
Ethstat Ethical Stationery

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I have found the commitment and passion from Supply Change has been fantastic and highlights the importance of social procurement and how it can affect change.

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Lee Herriott, Head of Procurement


  • Free Constructionline Gold Membership
    Gold Membership with Constructionline can help your enterprise gain: - visibility from new buyers - industry recognised accreditation - more contracts for your social business There are opportunities for almost any social supplier in the construction sector. Large construction firms use Constructionline's platform to look for a wide range of suppliers, from catering to landscaping. Many big buyers in the built environment look for Constructionline accreditation when engaging new suppliers. Supply Change Trusted Suppliers can access this membership for free by registering your interest here. You can find out more about this offer here.
  • 30% off job posting with Escape The City
    Escape The City help people find purposeful jobs. Their community consists of over 500k individuals looking to find exciting and mission-led work. We have partnered with them to offer our Trusted Suppliers 30% off of pay-as-you-go credits which can be used to post opportunities on the Escape The City jobs board. Use the code Supplychange30 at
  • Free HR toolkits, factsheets and 1 hour consultation for social sector employers by Roots HR
    Trusted Supplier, Roots HR CIC offers specialist impact sector HR services. Roots has created free-to-download HR toolkits and factsheets especially for social impact sector organisations. Topics covered include recruitment, pay and benefits, wellbeing at work and much more. Trusted Suppliers can also get a free 1 hour consultation with Roots HR using the voucher below. Download the toolkits here Download the factsheets here Download the voucher for a free 1 hour consultation here
  • 10% of sustainable and social gifts by Social Stories Club
    Social Stories Club brings you a wide range of sustainable gifts where each item in the gift box and gift hamper supports a different social cause. From biscuits made entirely from renewable energy to soap bar that support individuals with complex epilepsy and learning disabilities. Trusted Suppliers can get 10% off of their first order by using the promo code SUPPLYCHANGE10 at
  • How do I become a Supply Change Trusted Supplier?
    You can find information about the requirements and onboarding process of becoming a Trusted Supplier here.

Get in touch


Contact us to discuss the simplest route to social procurement for your organisation. Our team will get back to you within two working days to arrange an initial call.

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