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How do we know where the social…
Written by Catherine Manning, Assurance and Networks Manager at Social Value UK Strengthening of the act? Social Value is definitely here to stay. Not only that, but anyone who heard the recent noises from government will note that social value will soon be playing an even bigger…
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‘49’ launched to challenge…
New solutions to old problems through combining entrepreneurial creativity with a will to create social value New Forest, Hampshire, ‘49’, a new Innovation Centre, launching today aims to combine open innovation with business know-how and tech savvy in order to tackle age-old…
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A New Partnership Model for SDG…
This is a guest blog post penned by Margaret Rose-Goddard Founder & CIO, U-Solve SELE In 2015, 193 countries agreed to dedicate themselves to the realization of the UN 2030 Global Goals Agenda. This momentous, global consensus was cause for renewed hope for a better world. Now,…
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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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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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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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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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Measuring and managing social…
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Announcing Supply Change as Social Value Partners
Social Value UK are proud to announce Supply Change have joined as Social Value Partners. Supply Change is a platform that connects social enterprises…
How globalisation didn’t start with local
This blog was written by Charlotte Österman, Partner and Sustainable Development Director of international development consultancy Pax Tecum Global,…
Announcing Pagabo as Social Value Pioneers
Social Value UK are proud to announce Pagabo as Social Value Pioneers Pagabo are a different kind of framework provider. They have a combined 50+ years’…