This request for information (RFI) is for information purposes only. This is not a request for quotation (RFQ) or proposal (RFP). Responses received will not be evaluated or ranked, nor used to screen, pre-qualify, or select social enterprises for any future solicitations.
You may wish to answer all of the questions or may selectively respond to a subset of the questions.
Submission of a response is entirely voluntary and failure to respond will not in any way prejudice your organization’s ability to participate in future procurement opportunities.
We plan to use the information provided by social enterprises to inform development of our social procurement framework and to better understand where there may be opportunities for social businesses, including but not limited to social enterprises.
No contract or other benefits will be awarded on the basis of the information provided.
Ownership and confidentiality of submissions
Information submitted to the City of Vancouver in connection with this RFI shall become the property of the City of Vancouver and shall not be returned to the respondent.
Responses will be received and held by the City of Vancouver in confidence, subject to the provisions below.
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
The City of Vancouver is subject to the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act .