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Beware the trip of the tongue

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 Natural Capital Protocol launched
Global leaders convene to launch new framework that will help businesses make better decisions by including natural capital. Representatives from over 160 of the world’s leading organisations, spanning business, finance, accounting, conservation, academia, and policy, met in London…
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social value in construction
VINCI Facilities become the first…
Social Value UK’s newest organisational member is VINCI Facilities, who provide facilities management and building maintenance to both public and private sector clients. As part of their work, VINCI Facilities deliver a range of projects which are targeted at delivering social value.…
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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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Can Change be Social Value’s…
This is a guest blog by Ken Hunter, an Edinburgh-based independent consultant largely focusing on change and internal communication and engagement. He has over 30 years’ experience in-house and as a consultant with organisations such as BP, Shell, Safeway, Rolls-Royce and GE…
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The Value of Christmas? Just…
I’m not sure if it’s Oscar Wilde’s quote about a cynic knowing the price of everything but the value of nothing, or Einstein’s comment that not everything that counts can be counted that I hear the most as the argument for not measuring social value. Either way, these heavyweights…
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Valuation Resources
In September 2015, Social Value International teamed up with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development to bring together 22 valuation experts from around the world for 3 days at the Bellagio Center. The event was sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation and focused on…
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Tyne Gateway Trust
Tyne Gateway Trust joins the…
Social Value UK is delighted to welcome Tyne Gateway Trust as our newest Organisational Member. Based in the North East of England, Tyne Gateway is a charity which works at the heart of disadvantaged communities. Their aim is to improve life chances for children and build empowered…
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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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Announcing Social Value UK Community Groups
Social Value Community Groups provide members of Social Value UK the opportunity to come together and connect with other members who hold similar interests,…
Announcing the updated Social Value Management Certificate
Social Value International are pleased to announce the launch of an updated version of the Social Value Management Certificate.  This is the first…
Social Value Always Matters Interview Series Launched
Social Value Matters now more than ever! In these uncertain times, it is easy to become focused on fear and worry and is, of course, understandable that…