Social Value can lead to Social Reform across North Wales
Sustainable Supply Chains and the North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner launched the Social Value Wales Social Value Policy adopted by the OPCC at an event in Conwy Business Centre in November 2017.
The event was attended by local Suppliers and Organisations all coming together to deliver Social Value to the people and communities of North Wales
The Police and Crime Commissioner for North Wales,
Arfon Jones said “My vision is to lead and work with the North Wales Public sector in embracing social value. It is about building an enhanced and strengthened local economy, creating economic growth, jobs and opportunities for local people” he went on to say “we spend around £30M on consumables and my aim is to use this wherever possible to enhance the wellbeing of communities across North Wales”
Keynote speaker Stuart Davies, Director of Sustainable Supply Chains said “Every pound spend locally can generate a greater community good and if the
687,000 people who live in North Wales all spent just £50 a year with local suppliers that would put an extra £34M of income into the local economies” he went on to say “The policy I developed for the OPCC can be the first step towards social reform across North Wales”
You can read the report on the event in the article below taken from the Daily Post on Friday 15th December
Pictured speaking at the event are Tracey Martin Director of Finance and Resources at North Wales Police (centre) and Ann Woods Chief Officer from the Flintshire Local Voluntary Council (left).
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