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Impact Management: A chance to put the reindeer before the sleigh?

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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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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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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Impact Reports – Must Haves!
Ten things you should be looking for when reading an impact report.  A blog by Christina Berry-Moorcroft, Social Value UK Communications and Membership Coordinator. Here at Social Value UK we are incredibly proud of our Reports Database, at last count it had nearly 700 reports…
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Social Value Matters 2017
  Today Ben Carpenter, Operations Manager, Social Value UK shares updates from Social Value Matters 2017. On the 10th-11th April Social Value International (SVI) teamed up with Turkish member Koç University Social Impact Forum (KUSIF) to deliver their annual conference; “Social…
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Capturing All Voices in Impact…
This is a guest blog by member Clare Hammond on her social value work with The Yard Scotland. Clare works for Rocket Science UK Ltd. Let us know your thoughts in the comments. We have been working with The Yard Scotland and their community since June 2016. The Yard provides safe…
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What does social value mean to you?
The Social Value International 2016 survey has launched! Each year Social Value International try to take a snapshot of how the Principles of Social Value are being used. We use this information to better support our members and the social value community at large through creating…
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The Seven Principles of Maximising…
This month we published a new report “The Seven Principles of Social Value, and why they are important for accountability and maximising social value”, that is available for free on our online resource library. Social Value is the value that stakeholders experience through…
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Social Value UK’s response…
Last month, Daniel Fujiwara from Simetrica published ‘The Seven Principle Problems with SROI’ (SPP). The paper runs through seven separate points regarding SROI. The points are based on existing research in economics and policy evaluation and draw in particular on many parallels…
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Announcing John Edwards as a Level One Associate Practitioner
Social Value UK are proud to announce John Edwards, Social Value Consultant at Costain, has achieved Level One Associate Practitioner status. The purpose…
COVID-19: how it has affected the LGBTQ+ community
The following blog was written by Social Value UK’s Digital Marketing, Communications and Events Assistant, Maddy England. Social Value UK continues…
HAPPY PRIDE MONTH! JUNE 2021
In honour of Pride month, over the course of June we will be sharing a series of LGTBQ+ focused blogs, with the aim of celebrating advancements as well…