Get Certified

Become a certified Buy Social Canada social enterprise and join a growing network of businesses driving the social procurement movement! Buy Social Canada’s third-party certification program recognizes your organization as a verified social enterprise, and enhances your marketing potential as a business that actively prioritizes community benefits and social impact over private profit and shareholder returns.

Benefits of Buy Social Certification:

  • Certification provides a meaningful social value differentiator that helps your business stand out in diverse and competitive marketplaces
  • Partner with a growing network of mission-driven businesses that drive social procurement practices and contribute to healthy community building
  • Purchasers can easily identify your social enterprise designation, expanding your network potential
  • Provides marketing opportunities through Buy Social Canada's partner Akcelos, an online social enterprise directory and e-commerce platform.
  • Raises your business’ profile on national and international markets
  • Access to valuable resources and support from the Buy Social Canada team, including workshops, webinars, networking events, educational literature, and more
  •  One hour free consultation with one of our strategic partners

  • A discounted consulting rate of $100/hour or 33% off the original cost with one of our strategic partners

  • Free access to webinars and other key resources