Case Studies

Nations across the globe have begun to chronicle the successes they have experience in launching community benefits agreements and social procurement policies. In this section we have developed a list of links that will take you to these case studies.

British Columbia, Canada: The Power of Purchasing: The Economic Impacts of Local Procurement , 2013
http://www.sauder.ubc.ca/Faculty/Research_Centres/Centre_for_Social_Innovation_and_Impact_Investing/Core_Themes/Social_Innovation/~/media/Files/ISIS/Reports/Social%20Economy%20Reports/The_Power_of_Purchasing_-_The_Economic_Impacts_of_Local_Procurement.ashx

Scotland: Community Benefits from the Scottish Borders Tyres Contract, 2015
http://readyforbusiness.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/cs-Scottish_Borders_Council_Tyre_Contract_Final.pdf

Scotland: Implementing a Community Benefit Clause: PlayBusters, 2013
http://readyforbusiness.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/cs-Clyde_Gateway1.pdf

Community Benefits in Procurement Clauses: The New South Glasgow Hospitals, 2013
http://readyforbusiness.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/cs-South_Glasgow_Hospitals_CBC.pdf

Scotland: Low Moss Prison Throughcare Pathway, 2012
http://readyforbusiness.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/cs-Low_Moss_PSP.pdf

Atlantic Yards Community Benefits Agreement: A Case Study of Organizing Community Support for Development
http://digitalcommons.pace.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1011&context=pelr

Social Procurement: The Business Case, Social Procurement Australasia, 2014
http://socialprocurementaustralasia.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Social-Procurement-Business-Case1.pdf

Social Procurement in Australia: A Compendium of Case Studies
http://socialprocurementaustralasia.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/SocialProcurementinAustralia-CaseStudyCompendium.pdf

Social Return on Investment: UK Cabinet Office
http://socialprocurementaustralasia.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Social-Return-on-Investment-Guide-UK-Cabinet-Office.pdf