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National Social Value Conference 2018

This year we’re producing our conference in partnership with Social Value Portal. The National Social Value Conference will have as its central theme ‘Inspiring Leadership’ and will take place in Manchester on 20 & 21 November. Tickets are now on sale. Find out more here.

Social Value Exchange 2017

In late 2017 over 100 delegates from across sectors in the UK, came together for Social Value Exchange 2017. The day involved workshops, round tables, keynotes, panels and debates on everything that is important in the social value and social impact spheres right now! More information on the day will follow shortly, but in the mean time you can get a flavour for the day on social media.

Social Value Matters 2017

In 2017 over 200 delegates from 25 countries worldwide, came together for Social Value Matters 2017. The conference summary report is available for free download here, and you can see all of the social media from the conference via this Storify.

Social Value Members Exchange 2016

Members of Social Value UK came together in November to share best practice, discuss ideas and drive innovation in the sector. The event was a mixture of round table discussion groups and smaller break out presentations from Social Value UK members. Social Value UK also made some exciting announcements regarding support services and their campaigning future! For a series of members blogs following the event, see here.

Critical Mass 2015

Critical Mass took place at the Royal Institution on October 19th and 20th, 2015.

In partnership with Good Deals and Social Value International, we brought together over 400 people from around the world and across sectors to talk about social value, social investment, social enterprise and innovation.

For a collection of articles about the conversations and sessions, click here.

For a collection of presentations from the conference, click here.

Social Value Members Exchange 2015

Sixty members of Social Value UK and Social Value International came together on 21st October to have practical discussions and technical debates about all things social value measurement and management. Topics ranged from the ethics of interviewing to the challenges of communicating social value to social value in the corporate world.

If you’re a member and you’d like to read more about the discussion, email us for a copy of the session notes from the day.

Social Value Matters 2014

Social Value Matters was a fascinating two days, set in the Catholic University of Milan. The theme was how we can make the case that Social Value Matters if we want to create a better future – and delegates came from across the world to discuss challenges and solutions for this increasingly urgent issue. For summaries of the event watch our conference video from Pioneers Post:

Blog

Q&A with Sara Lawton from Construction Impact Framework
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…
Kingston Smith Fundraising and Management (KSFM), in collaboration with Social Value UK, has launched a customisable social value policy document. This…
Gender inequality, power and accountability
This is the first in a blog series exploring how we can tackle inequality through greater accountability.  This blog illustrates the huge gender inequality…