Seven Biggest Barriers to Social Procurement in 2022

A report on the largest obstacles organisations face when engaging in social procurement.

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Struggling to get your social procurement initiative off the ground? You're not alone. More than half of organisations engaging in social procurement hit roadblocks of some kind.

This is because while the benefits of social procurement are clear - it's a way to do good, look good, and meet legislative requirements - the barriers to adoption are far less obvious.

Read our comprehensive report on the largest obstacles organisations currently face while trying to engage in social procurement.

You can also view our panel discussion on driving social value through procurement here.

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    Key Takeaways

  • More than 86% of Australian and New Zealand organisations believe social procurement will be important in the future.
  • However, when it comes to actioning social procurement, many of them run into the same seven barriers to adoption.
  • Many of the issues can be solved by changes in changes in internal practice, technological uplift, or investments in training.

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