Utilizing Public Procurement to Drive Economic, Environmental and Social Outcomes

May 1, 2014 9:30am

Tim Reeve
Reeve Consulting

  • Can innovation be driven through public procurement?
    • What are the challenges of using public procurement to stimulate innovation?
  • The Canadian experience in procuring the best solution to a problem versus procuring the best product to spur innovation
  • Scotland’s experience in leveraging procurement for community economic, environmental and social benefits
  • How to navigate trade agreements and still get local benefits
  • How successful has public procurement for the purpose of economic development been?