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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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Solace Women’s Aid uses…
Gill Herd, Contract and Performance Manager at Solace Women’s Aid, told us about her experience of using SROI in partnership working in our newest case study. An extract is below, but to read the entire case study download the pdf here. Solace Women’s Aid is a London-based…
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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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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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New SROI Case Study: SROI in Brazil
SROI can be used to measure and manage value in many different countries on a variety of different projects. We spoke to Eduarda Penido Dalla Vecchia, Director of FLUPP, a nonprofit foundation from Brazil, to find out how they have used SROI to learn more about what difference…
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The Seven Principle Problems of SROI
Daniel Fujiwara, Director of SImetrica, has written a paper outlining the ‘Seven Principle Problems with SROI.’ Whilst acknowledging the positive attributes of SROI, it highlights some of the issues with SROI at a higher level of rigour when applied to a public policy…
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New SROI Case Study: how has…
SROI is increasingly being used by corporates to measure types of value other than the traditional financial value. BT has recently become a member of Social Value UK and is one of the organisations at the forefront of this movement.We spoke to John Perkins, BT’s Purposeful Business…
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I’m writing this after two months of lockdown, a roller coaster of emotions that has taken me through; fear, anxiety, anger and yet also plenty of optimism…
Announcing Penny Court as an Associate Practitioner!
Social Value UK and International are proud to announce Penny Court of The Fundraising and Management team (MKSFM) of Moore Kingston Smith has achieved…
Social Value UK are proud to announce The Social Investment Consultancy as a Strategic Partner! The Social Investment Consultancy (TSIC) is a global network…