Social Procurement Pilot - Catering Services (100010804)

Tender Notice

Status

Publishing status
Active
Days to closing
1 year 2 weeks hence

Dates

Publication date
2018/05/16
Amendment date
2018/11/29
Date closing
2020/09/30 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Details

Reference number
PW-18-00828087
Solicitation number
100010804
Region of opportunity
National Capital Region
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
Notice type
Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
GSIN
Trade agreement
  • None
Tendering procedure
Open
Procurement entity
Employment and Social Development Canada
End user entity
Employment and Social Development Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Handregan, Linda
Contact email
nc-solicitations-gd@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca
Contact address
140 Promenade du Portage, Phase IV
Gatineau  QC
K1A 0J9
CA

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Description

Employment and Social Development Canada will launch shortly a departmental pilot policy in support of Social Procurement. “Social Procurement” is defined as leveraging the government’s buying power through procurement to support socio-economic objectives and to generate positive societal impacts. Among other ways, social procurement can be achieved by: purchasing goods and services from targeted diverse suppliers and social enterprises; or incorporating social benefits requirements into procurement documents.

The objective of the pilot is to encourage government acquisition card holders in the NCR to utilize Social Enterprises to fulfil catering services. Suppliers (profit or non-profit) that seek to achieve social, cultural, or environmental aims through the sale of goods and services in which the majority of net profits are directed to a social objective (e.g., reducing environmental impacts of its products or including local training in the community) with limited distribution to shareholders and owners are invited to submit a request to be included in the Social Enterprise inventory. 

Suppliers interested in participating and who meet the criteria may contact NC-PURCHASING_PORTAL-PORTAIL_D'ACHATS-GD <nc-purchasing_portal@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca> for further information on submission requirements.

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Attachments

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
pilotpolicycatering-policyforbuyandsell-final-en.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2018-05-16
pilotpolicycatering-policyforbuyandsell-final-fr.pdfNot availableFrench- 2018-05-16
questions_and_answers_1_en.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2018-11-29
questions_et_reponses_1_fr.pdfNot availableFrench- 2018-11-29