Author Archive for: harrythomas

  • Case Study: Integrating Social Value into Planning
  • Social Return on Investment
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    Social Return on Investment

    We were employed by a Waste Management Company (WMC) to carry out an assessment of its social impact in a London Borough (LB). We provided Social Impact Mapping for waste management services and community activities and an analysis of the Social Return on Investment (SROI) within the London Borough. Key findings: – The WMC delivers £2.09 of social v...

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  • The Social Value Act – Review and Cross Party Recommendations (Full Report)
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    The Social Value Act – Review and Cross Party Recommendations (Full Report)

    This paper follows on from The Social Value Roundtable (24th February 2014) sponsored by Hazel Blears MP and Chris White MP. The purpose of the paper is to summarise progress and to identify how all Parties can maintain the momentum that The Social Value Act (2012) has generated to date. Key findings: Business has responded very positively to The Act and ...

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  • Social Value in Public Procurement
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    Social Value in Public Procurement

    This report proposes a system to transform public procurement in the UK so that it delivers many millions of pounds of social value. We can, for the first time, give companies and social enterprises a built-in incentive to provide social value, not just once but in an ongoing competitive race to outdo each other. We are proposing a portal that would enable...

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