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Drivers: For private sector organisations gaining a competitive edge is always important. Understanding and managing your social value is key to not only increase the desirability of your work, but a way to change and impact the world as you do so. The triple bottom line and responsible business are on everybody’s lips, and by taking a lead in the world of social value, you can change the perception and impact of your organisation.

The business case:Social Value will enable you, as a private sector organisation, to make smarter and more ethical business decisions. Not only this, managing social value and embedding it within the culture of your organisation will help your business perform better commercially. Social value enables you to demonstrate the value that you have as a business, outside of your financial values.

Join us: By joining Social Value UK, you will have access to dedicated guidance and support from us, as well as joining a community of like-minded organisations all striving to make the world a better place. Our work isn’t just limited to private sector organisations, there are lots of opportunities for working across sectors.

“Because we’re using such a unique measurement framework, we were approached by a few different organisations who wanted to know more about out work in this area… this happened as a result of us using SROI because it helped to show that we were ahead of the crowd”   


John Perkins, Purposeful Business Programme Manager, BT

Private Sector members include VINCI, Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce, Rose Regeneration, Wilmott Dixon.

Work we’re doing with the private sector

Partners – Partners in the private sector include PWC, KPMG, IEMA, Lexington Communicationsand more.

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Social Value and Procurement

With changes coming to the Social Value Act, social value will be more important in the world of procurement than ever before.

Social Value UK have a track record of working with procurement specialists, see some work below:

Blog

Announcing Standard on applying Principle 3: Value the things that…
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…
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…
Social Value UK Welcomes Labour’s Intention to Rewrite the…
Ahead of launching their manifesto for December’s General Election, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell announced the Labour Party’s commitment…