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A supply chain for change

Ākina has launched fwd: the online social procurement marketplace

As part of setting up Fwd:,  Ākina is establishing an exclusive Buyer Group. This small group of committed buyers will be Foundation Members of the platform.
Through signing up, for the very first time in New Zealand, corporate buyers will have access to social enterprises, certified by Ākina with our brand new accreditation mark.

Take advantage of the opportunity for your company to be connected with, and confidently buy from, Ākina certified social enterprises operating across a range of industries and geographies, and demonstrate your leadership in sustainability by demonstrating your commitment to social procurement!

Click here to register your interest in fwd:

Why Ākina?

Ākina is proud of our track record as a trusted and independent advisor, and our productive partnerships with government, business, social enterprise, and not-for-profits.



We live and breathe social enterprise, and understand the opportunities and challenges of delivering business and impact in a real and practical way.