Glossary

The Halton Community Benefits Network fosters a learning environment for its members. As this cross-sector collaborative moves forward together, we appreciate that members have different levels of experience and awareness of social procurement policies and community benefits agreements. This working glossary captures terms and acronyms that arise during our meetings and conversations that are helpful to understand as we advance our work in Halton.

Acronym

CBA

CED

HCPG

HPRT

IO

JV

OGCA

RFP

RFQ

RFT

RIC

SE

SME

SROI

TCBN

Full Term

Community Benefits Agreements

Community Economic Development

Halton Cooperative Purchasing Group

Halton Poverty Roundtable

Infrastructure Ontario

Joint Venture

Ontario General Contractors Ass.

Request for Proposal

Request for Quote

Request for Tenders

Research and Incubation Centre

Social Enterprise

Small and Medium Enterprise

Social Return on Investment

Toronto Community Benefits Network