How the County Durham Pound project is championing collective power through place-based Social Value
What happens when a group of influential organisations come together to create better social, environmental, and economic outcomes for a whole county? The County Durham Pound project shows us what is possible.
Phoebe Dennis, Senior Consultant at Social Value Portal, explains how she worked with Southampton City Council to embed Social Value into the Southampton City Vision.
Cardiff Council has long been recognised for its commitment and leadership in prioritising social responsibility. Read how they have used the National TOMs to measure and track social value on one of their major projects.
The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation: Winner of the Voluntary or Third Sector Leadership Award 2022
Globally, the Duke of Edinburgh has had an enormous impact on millions of young people since its inception in 1956. However, over the years, the positive impacts on young people, adult mentors, and wider society have only been shown through anecdotal evidence. Hear how they turned this into tangible, measurable, social value.
Royal British Legion Industries were crowned winners of the 'Best Voluntary or Third Sector Project' at the National Social Value Awards 2022. Read about how they have created two of the UK's leading leading factories that provide direct employment and upskilling opportunities to disadvantaged military veterans and people with disabilities.
NEPO301 won the 2022 awards for Best Public Sector Project at the National Social Value Awards. Read more about how they tackled the notoriously difficult task of applying social value frameworks to the energy sector, and worked with EDF to make a real difference in the North East
Lyreco Goodness Microbusiness Support Programme: Winner of the Best Private Sector Project Award 2022
The Lyreco Goodness Microbusiness Support Programme was crowned the Best Private Sector Project Award at the National Social Value Awards 2022. Read about the programme, and the good it has done for smaller businesses across the UK
Breadwinners are a social enterprise who are changing peoples lives, one loaf at a time. Read more about what led them to be crowned winners of the Social Innovation Award at the National Social Value Awards 2022.
Read how Architecture Design Services worked with Southwark Council to help put a stop to the lack of diversity in their tenders.
Read about Services Design Solution's bottom up approach to ensuring they maximise social value and build stronger communities.
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