Women’s Entrepreneurship Forum 2021

Social Procurement and Doing Business with the City of Toronto – Tips and Recommendations on Selling to the City from Successful Women-Owned Businesses Did you know the City of Toronto procures approximately $2.5 billion in goods, professional services, and construction services annually? The City of Toronto in partnership with Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE…

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The Real Impact of Supplier Diversity: How The City of Toronto is Helping Canadian Women Business Enterprises Scale Up and Succeed

Mike Pacholok. Andrea Robinson

The City of Toronto continues leading the way in supply chain diversification proving that change is possible in spite of restrictions in public procurement structures. Their Social Procurement Program was approved by the City Council in 2016 as a tool to reduce the poverty and improve wellbeing of diverse communities throughout the City. The City…

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City of Toronto Leads the Way in Changing the Culture of Procurement

City of Toronto Social Procurement

WBE Canada’s annual awards celebrate and recognize the significant achievements of Canadian women owned businesses, corporate and government leaders. These awards ultimately increase awareness and visibility of the impact supplier diversity initiatives create to inspire further achievement. 2019 Award nominations are currently open, and as we are collecting applications, we wanted to share with you…

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