Supplier Diversity Pilot for Catering Services in the NCR (EN578-190045/A)
- Publishing status
- Days to closing
- 10 months 2 weeks hence
- Publication date
- Amendment date
- Date closing
- 2020/09/30 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
- Reference number
- Solicitation number
- Region of delivery
- National Capital Region
- Notice type
- Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
- Trade agreement
- Tendering procedure
- All interested suppliers may submit a bid
- Competitive procurement strategy
- N/A - P&A/LOI Only
- Procurement entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- End user entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- Contact name
- Jackson, Kristine
- Contact email
- Contact phone
- (343) 542-6608 ( )
- Contact address
L'Esplanade Laurier, East Tower 7th Floor 140 O'Connor, Street, Ottawa Ontario K1A 0R5
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Trade Agreement: NONE Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: COMMUNIQUE Supplier Diversity Pilot for Catering Services in the National Capital Region EN578-190045/A --------------------- AMENDMENT 003 This amendment is raised to extend the closing period from April 25th, 2019 to September 30th, 2020 and, change the contact information found on Buy and Sell. --------------------- AMENDMENT 002 This amendment is raised for administrative change only. --------------------- AMENDMENT 001 This amendment is raised to modify the link to the questionnaire. --------------------- The purpose of this letter of interest is to invite your business to participate in a supplier diversity pilot for catering services in the National Capital Region (NCR) for Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC). The pilot project will run for approximately one year. The objectives of this pilot project is to compile a list of diverse suppliers and social enterprises that can deliver catering services in the NCR. Your business must qualify as a diverse supplier or social enterprise and be able to provide catering services in the NCR. Diverse Supplier A diverse supplier is currently defined as a business owned or led by Canadians from underrepresented groups, such as women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities. Each business is usually defined as being owned, operated and controlled by 51% of a given group (e.g., women-owned business, Indigenous-owned business, persons with disabilities-owned business, or visible minority-owned business). Social Enterprise A social enterprise is currently defined as an enterprise that seeks to achieve social, cultural, or environmental aims through the sale of goods and services in which the majority of net profits must be 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. If you would like to participate in this pilot project, please follow this link: http://questionnaire.simplesurvey.com/f/LanguageSelection.aspx?s=f12be5d6-c47a-4290-bffd-d2ecd48536db or contact: TPSGC.PAPiloteSocioEconomique-APSocioEconomicPilot.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca You will receive an invitation to participate and a questionnaire to be filled out. Once you submit your responses, we will follow up to confirm whether or not you are eligible. ********************* 1) Led, in the PSPC mandate letter context, is interpreted as operated and controlled which implies control of the management and daily business operations. 2) Directory of Canadian Social Enterprises, http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/ccc_bt-rec_ec.nsf/eng/h_00016.html Delivery Date: Above-mentioned The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
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