It is important that processes exist to measure the benefits of social procurement to ensure that value for money is achieved and substantiated. Government departments and agencies subject to the are required to:
- report on their social procurement activities under the Social Procurement Framework in their own Annual Reports; and
- contribute to an annual whole of Victorian Government report on aggregated social and sustainable outcomes and benefits.
Information on reporting requirements for departments and agencies can be found in the ‘Social Procurement Framework Measurement and Reporting Guidelines’. Please to request a copy of these guidelines.
Government buyers and contract managers play an important part in this reporting process by collecting data on performance against social procurement commitments at the individual contract level.
The Social Procurement Framework annual reporting requirements are mandatory for all departments and agencies. Clear and accurate reporting at the contract level is essential to ensure the annual public reporting process is robust and efficient.
Tools and support
Reviewed 10 May 2021