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Behind Closed Doors are the first…
We are proud to announce that Behind Closed Doors are the first organisation to have achieved Level Two of the Social Value Certificate. Level Two: Implement is achieved with the implementation of systems and processes, evidenced through appropriate data collection. Behind Closed…
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How can we stop Social Value…
At SVUK recent conference we discussed the need to create a movement around social value. Henry Leveson-Gower from Economic Pluralism shared his views on how macro-economics needs to be completely revamped to incorporate social value. Mainstream economics justifies the primacy of…
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Announcing U-Solve as Partner…
We’re proud to announce U-Solve as new Partner members of Social Value UK. U-Solve educates and empowers changemakers and purpose-driven entrepreneurs whose empathy and ethics drive them to save people and planet. What made you interested in Social Value? Where the…
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Q&A with Sara Lawton from…
On the Social Value UK blog, we work with our members to highlight how organisations are embedding social value and the Social Value Principles into their activities. This feature focuses on Sara Lawton of Construction Impact Framework looking at how CIF has been developed, with social…
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Kingston Smith guides organisations…
Kingston Smith Fundraising and Management (KSFM), in collaboration with Social Value UK, has launched a customisable social value policy document. This downloadable policy template that organisations can fill in themselves, following guidance notes, is an essential jigsaw piece for…
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Gender inequality, power and…
This is the first in a blog series exploring how we can tackle inequality through greater accountability.  This blog illustrates the huge gender inequality and accountability gaps that exist throughout our society as has been seen in many of the recent sexual abuse scandals across…
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Announcing The Social Value Certificate…
At Social Value UK we are very excited to be taking the next steps with a number of our organisational members on their Social Value Certificate journey.  The Social Value Certificate is awarded to organisations or programmes to show the embedding of the Social Value Principles…
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sustainable development goals
Material to who? An alternative…
Transformational action is needed if we’re to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 – under 12 years from now. Emily Auckland, UKSSD Network Director, proposes an alternative approach for business action on the Goals, starting with understanding who the Goals matter…
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Picking cherries or peeling onions?…
This post was originally posted on UKSSD. Organisations are embracing the Sustainable Development Goals but how do they decide what to measure to aid effective decision-making? Catherine Manning, Assurance and Networks Manager at Social Value UK shares her views. Everywhere we look…
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