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Social value is about changes to people’s lives, so we need to ask ‘have we made as much value as we can with the resources available?’

Social value is about changes…
Measuring social value is important – but what we do with that information is even more important. Join our Maximising Value training course in Manchester on 25 May. So, as well as asking yourself the question of how to measure social value, we also need to be asking, why are measuring…
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Impact Management: A chance to…
This is a blog by Social Value UK’s Operations Manager, Ben Carpenter. They will look back on 2017 and they will say “Ah, the year of ‘impact management” – well, maybe, or maybe it will only be me that says that (to an empty room)! In all seriousness, it has been a real…
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Arabic Translation of Guide to SROI
The Arabic translation of the Social Return on Investment (SROI) Guide is up! Completed as a partnership between Social Value International and Sustainable Square, the translation aims to serve as a guiding reference for Arab practitioners to further promote the concept of calculating…
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Behind Closed Doors become organisational…
Behind Closed Doors (BCD) have joined Social Value UK as organisational members.  BCD supports people affected by domestic violence and abuse to enable them to live safely, free from fear and harm, make informed choices and manage their own lives. BCD staff and volunteers…
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Impact Wizard: magic for your…
At last: an accessible toolkit that guides you step by step to assess your social impact. This hands-on tool considers your available time and what you and your stakeholders really want to know about your impact. www.impactwizard.eu Curbing poverty. Increasing resilience. Fostering…
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SAMETRICA Renews Software Assurance
SAMETRICA (Incorporated as Social Asset Measurements Inc.) and Social Value International announce the renewal of SAMETRICA’s software compliance certification from Social Value International. SAMETRICA is a Software-as-a-Service platform founded in 2011 that enables enterprises…
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Is your workplace a fair place…
THE fairplace Award® COMES TO  SOCIAL VALUE UK What effect does the management of your workplace have on you, your colleagues and on all the other people in the building–including  contractors’ staff you may never see? What positive contribution does your workplace…
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Social Value Videos
Social value is the quantification of the relative importance that people place on the changes they experience in their lives. Some, but not all of this value is captured in market prices. It is important to consider and measure this social value from the perspective of those…
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Boo Coaching & Consulting…
Boo Coaching and Consulting have joined Social Value UK as organisational members. Boo Coaching & Consulting Limited is a world class organisation providing internationally recognised executive coaching and learning solutions. Founded in 2012, with a vision to deliver enjoyable…
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The following blog was written by Social Value UK’s Communications and Campaigns Manager, David Thomas (he/him) and LCR Pride Foundation’s Board…
Small Charity Week 2021
As many of you know, this week is #SmallCharityWeek ! We are so excited to be hosting the final day of this event – #SmallCharityBigImpact day on…
Social Value UK Virtual Members Exchange 2021 Happening Now!
The Social Value UK Members Exchange (#SVUKMemEX) is an annual conference for members of the UK social value community to come together and share…