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Welcoming 2020
This blogpost is written by Social Value UK and Social Value International CEO Ben Carpenter to welcome in a new decade of pushing forward with our movement, starting with the National Social Value Conference, taking place in London on 29th-30th January. The theme of this year’s…
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The first construction company…
Social Value UK, the national network for social impact and social value and Morgan Sindall Group plc, are pleased to announce they have entered into a strategic partnership. Social Value UK and Morgan Sindall’s strategic partnership is reflective of joint working together as…
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Trees for Cities Renew as Social…
Social Value UK are proud to announce Trees for Cities have renewed as Social Value Pioneers. Trees for Cities are the only UK charity working at a national and international scale to improve lives by planting trees in cities. We get stuck in with urban communities to cultivate lasting…
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Announcing NETpositive Futures…
Social Value UK are proud to announce NETpositive Futures have renewed as Social Value Pioneers. NETpositive Futures do interesting stuff with interesting people. They developed the idea of NETpositive™ sustainability back in 2008. Believing that sustainability had focused…
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Announcing Standard on applying…
This standard on Principle 3 is published by Social Value International as part of a complete set of standards and guidance documents for applying the seven principles of social value. This principle, to value the things that matter, is one of the most unique aspects of our framework…
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Announcing Contract for Change
Social Value UK is launching a brand-new Thought Leadership Group called Contract for Change. This group will bring together volunteers to collaborate, and embed the principles of social value into procurement and commissioning best practice. This initiative is a major…
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Social Value UK Welcomes Labour’s…
Ahead of launching their manifesto for December’s General Election, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell announced the Labour Party’s commitment to rewrite the Companies Act if they gain a majority. According to The Guardian, McDonnell ‘said Labour would rewrite the…
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Social Value International Launches…
Social Value International, with support from Joint Member Network Social Value UK, have launched a revamped Practitioner Status Pathway creating three new levels for professional development; ‘Associate’, ‘Accredited’ and ‘Advanced’ Practitioner status. In addition, SVI…
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The North York Moors National…
The North York Moors National Park Authority looks after this beautiful corner of Yorkshire, helping to protect and conserve it, while encouraging people to enjoy and understand how special it is. Why have you decided to undertake the Social Value Certificate organisational pathway?…
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