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BSI Guide to Understanding and Enhancing Social Value

BSI Guide to Understanding and…
The BSI Guide to Understanding and Enhancing social value was published late last year.  Social Value UK and Social Value International had positions on the working group that has developed this guide.  Social Value UK also worked with members to provide a…
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An SVUK team review of the new…
Welcome to the start of a new year and the launch of the eagerly anticipated new Social Value Model for central government (set out in procurement policy note PPN06/20 for those who like the lingo!). This is a short blog setting out the Social Value UK team’s perspectives on this…
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Building momentum: SVUK and built…
Merry Christmas from a sector that has taken big strides to Build Back Better. After the strangest year on record, this one has come to its end. Much was put on hold; one of the sectors that has been anything but standing still is the built environment. And being a sector well represented…
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Announcing Green Book Review Webinar
On 14th January 2020, Social Value UK will be hosting a webinar to discuss the Cabinet Office consultation of the Green Book Review 2020: Findings and response and the new Green Book (2020).  Social Value UK will be submitting a response to the Green Book Review and we invite…
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Only 1.5% of charities get 70%…
Is your organisation looking to give or receive resources? whatimpact.com helps donors – like companies looking to fulfil their CSR responsibilities, or foundations looking to award grants – find recipients, like charities or social enterprises looking for support. Their…
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Mitigating the impact of COVID-19…
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The Value Toolkit: What is value…
“To drive better decision-making and deliver measurable value improvement.” This was the fundamental reason that the Construction Innovation Hub initiated the Value Toolkit back in July. A suite of tools and processes designed to empower policy makers and clients to make more…
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Ban on sourcing from deforesters…
The following blog is penned by Calvin Trottier-Chi, Social Value Intern at Social Value UK The proposed deforestation measures recently added to the UK Environment Bill may be world-leading, but they are far from radical, with 99% of the respondents to the government consultation…
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First guide to understanding…
BSI, in its role as the UK National Standards Body, has today published the first standard addressing the concept of social value. The new British standard outlines advice and principles to help public and private sector organizations understand and enhance their social value. The…
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Reinvigoration have earned Level 1 of the Social Value Management…
Social Value UK are proud to announce that Reinvigoration have earned Level 1 of the Social Value Management Certificate! Reinvigoration is a UK-based…
A New Dawn in Wellbeing – 24th September – Meet the Speakers
New Supplementary Green Book Wellbeing Guidance  In late July 2021, New Supplementary Green Book Wellbeing guidance was launched issuing…
Announcing Owl XL CIC as Social Value Pioneers
Social Value UK is proud to announce Owl XL CIC as a Social Value Pioneer! Ahead of their joining, Social Value UK spoke to Owl XL CIC about their social…