York University wins Buy Social Canada social procurement award

York University has spent more than $5.5 million with socially and environmentally motivated suppliers over 14 construction projects over the past five years

Why It Matters

With inflation and reduced donations, some charities are looking for new ways to earn revenue. In parallel, a growing number of big institutional purchasers are looking to “buy social” — expanding the market opportunity for charities, non-profits and social enterprises to offer products and services.

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