Social Traders

Social Traders is Australia’s leading social enterprise procurement intermediary and the only social enterprise certifier in the country. Through certification we protect and define the whole social enterprise sector. We connect social enterprise with business and government members to unlock business for good – which helps create positive impact for employment, environment and community. Our mission is to create a fairer and more equitable Australia by making buying from social enterprise the norm.

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Who are we?

"Partnering with Paul Ramsay Foundation means Social Traders can continue to protect the social enterprise sector from social washing with certification as well as scale and amplify the impact of social enterprise procurement. This will enable us to achieve Vision 2030; unlocking $5.5 billion in spend with social enterprises to drive positive impact for people and planet."

Tara Anderson, CEO


What are we doing?

Supporting the expansion of the social procurement market in Australia.

Social Traders Vision 2030

Social Traders partnership with Paul Ramsay Foundation is crucial to further supporting social enterprise to grow in size and impact with the services we provide. As we continue to certify more social enterprises, not only can business and government be confident that they are verified – Social Traders will also continue to deliver insights and report on impact outcomes based on procurement spend with certified social enterprises, with our largest and richest dataset on social enterprise in Australia.
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