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Picking cherries or peeling onions? Making an impact on the Sustainable Development Goals

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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Measuring and managing social…
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My experience as an Impact Champion
Catherine Manning is Assurance and Networks Manager at Social Value UK and Social Value International. My experience as an Impact Champion Social Value UK has been part of the Inspiring Impact Champions network for a number of years, and I have been lucky enough to represent the organisation…
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New opportunities for members…
Here at Social Value UK, we all have the same ambition, to change the way society accounts for value. We share many of our goals with another group of professionals. Through an exciting new partnership with them we’re forging some strong connections and new opportunities for…
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The value of stakeholder engagement,…
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Making Social Accounting Relevant…
If nothing else, the Social Value Act has led to an explosion in the number of ‘tools’ to measure social value… Social Value UK’s network offers 36 online tools and software to help people like you and me use in accounting for and reporting on social value. The Social…
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How E-Bursum has reduced inequality…
Who are E-Bursum? E-Bursum is a platform that matches students looking for scholarships with funders that have scholarships to offer students. We think that education is of the highest importance for all generations and should be accessible to everyone. In this context, our mission…
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Maximising social value through…
In this blog post, Catherine Manning, Membership and Networks Manager, explores how you can take steps to maximise the social value you can create through your procurement. What is social value? Social value is the relative importance that people place on economic, environmental and…
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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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The foundations of employee engagement: how purpose and culture are…
This blog post was originally written by Hannah Marsh for Talent Gateway. Employee engagement might be one of those great business buzz words but if you…
Changing the debate on impact measurement and management
This is a guest blog post from Dr Jess Daggers, academic and practitioner specialising in impact measurement and the growth of the impact investing industry.…
Why is the UK facing a homeless crisis and what can be done?
This blog is a part of our larger inequality series, focusing on the dramatic disparity in wealth and wellbeing in our country. Despite being one…