David LePage is the founder of Buy Social Canada and a founding partner in Canada’s Social Enterprise Ecosystem Project. He promotes social procurement in Canada and is an experienced, long-standing advocate on behalf of the role of social enterprise in strong local and national economies.
David LePage is the Managing Partner of Buy Social Canada, a network that advocates for and promotes leveraging existing procurement to create community value. Buy Social Canada provides direct support to governments and corporations on social procurement policy, practice and measurement, and offers a third-party Social Enterprise Certification Program.
David LePage is engaged with social enterprise in multiple roles. David serves on several Boards of Directors, including the Social Enterprise World Forum and the Social Enterprise Council of Canada. He was the designer and initial Executive Director of Community Impact Real Estate in Vancouver’s Inner City and a founding partner of the Social Enterprise Ecosystem Project. Additionally, David is a Professor for the University of Fredericktown MBA program in Social Enterprise Leadership and author of the book Marketplace Revolution, from Concentrated Wealth to Community Capital.