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Aired on 10 October 2018, this webinar is now available on-demand on our EquiP TV platform.

Please email the EquiP team to purchase this on-demand webinar. 

Price: $150+GST per person

This webinar is approx. 60 minutes long.


Councils play a key role in providing frameworks for social wellbeing in their communities. Procurement is an area that Councils often overlook when formulating and implementing strategies to address their social objectives. The reality is that Councils procurement framework and practices can have a significant positive impact in addressing their social and local economic development objectives. Social Procurement is an emerging opportunity for Councils and this webinar will shine a light on the opportunities that do exist.    

Learning outcomes 

By the end of this webinar you will be able to:

  • review what social procurement is and why councils should be focusing on this area;
  • describe how social procurement can be applied within your council; and
  • reference real examples of how social procurement has been successfully implemented within organisations. 

Recommended Audience 

This webinar is for elected members, senior management and anyone else wanting an understanding of how councils procurement can have a positive impact on social and local economic development outcomes within their municipality.

About the presenter

Dave Nellist, NZ Regional Manager, ArcBlue Consulting

Dave leads ArcBlues New Zealand Team and is based in Auckland.

As a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, Dave has provided insight and thought leadership as a contributor to procurement media and through participation in industry forums. He remains determined to improve the understanding and reach of procurement as a key management function critical to organisational success, knowing that good procurement practice really does make an important difference at both operational and macro-economic levels.

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Date updated: 28 May 2019