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Scholten & Partners become organisational members of Social Value International

Scholten & Partners become…
Social Value UK is very pleased to welcome Scholten & Partners as an Organisational Member of Social Value International, one of the first consultancies in Europe to introduce SROI in 2001. Based in Amsterdam, Scholten & Partners have authored many books on SROI, presented…
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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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Beware the trip of the tongue
This is a guest blog from Vincent Neate, Head of Sustainability Services at KPMG UK. Vincent has over 20 years of experience at KPMG, where he has been at the forefront of creating relationships and practices based on sustainable value creation. Vincent has recently joined the Social…
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New SROI Case Study: Trafford…
Below is an exerpt from our newest case study on how organisations are using SROI. To read it in full, download the pdf here. SROI is used across a wide range of different sectors, countries and geographies. One area which has seen an increased take up of SROI is the housing sector.…
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The SROI of Santa Claus
This is a guest blog by Andy Bagley, an Accredited SROI Practitioner and Director of Real-Improvement, a business consultancy based in Leeds. It is cross-posted from Andy’s original blog post here. You can also follow Andy on Twitter at @andy_bagley1.   This blog has changed.…
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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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MB Associates becomes newest…
Last month MB Associates joined Social Value UK to become our newest organisational member. Based in Cumbria, MB Associates have had a long standing and influential involvement in SROI in the UK. Mandy Barnett, Director of MB Associates and an Accredited SROI Practitioner, began studying…
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SROI on Nutrition in Poor Urban…
Sophie Goudet, one of our members, in partnership with the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is conducting an SROI on Home Based Nutritional Counselling Intervention in Urban Poor Settings, Nairobi, Kenya. The study will assess the Social Return on Investment…
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SROI Case Study: Link Group
SROI Case Study: Link Group, Scotland You can download a pdf of this case study here. Link Group is one of Scotland’s leading housing, regeneration and support organisations, providing services to 10,000 families and individuals in 26 Scottish local authority areas. Sheila Maxwell,…
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Jennifer Jefferson now a Level 1 Associate Practitioner
Social Value UK are proud to announce that our member, Jennifer Jefferson, has achieved Level One Associate Practitioner status. Ahead of this announcement,…
Social Value UK are proud to announce that our member, Joanne Bannister, has achieved Level One Associate Practitioner status. Joanne Bannister is the…
What we learned from our Sectoral Conference on Social Value and…
Our second private sector conference started by discussing what sustainable development is and what it means for people. With the image and personal story…