Buy Social is SEUK’s flagship campaign that aims to build markets for social enterprises among the general public as well as the private and public sectors. It challenges all of us to think about where we buy our goods and services from, and the social impact of our purchasing decisions.
Why Buy Social?
Buying social is about using your money, as an individual or an organisation, to create a positive impact on the world we live in. When you buy from a social enterprise you are choosing to spend your money with a business that is giving something back, reinvesting their profits to address the most pressing issues, from homelessness and unemployment to ethical trade and climate change.
No matter where you live, there will be social enterprises near you – make your money go further and show them some support. Get your workplace to think about where it sources everyday items such as stationary and coffee, think about the services you use such as graphic design, facilities management or printing. Chances are there’ll be a social enterprise supplier out there offering a great service and changing lives in the process. Check out the Buy Social Directory to find a social enterprise supplier near you.