Social value movement
Today, in the world of environmental and social sustainability, we’ve seen a pattern of organisations putting words around promises or activities without evidence.
Our CEO, Guy Battle, gives a fair, honest and potentially unpopular overview of Boris Johnson's time as Prime Minister, and the legacy he leaves behind him.
There’s a huge amount of untapped potential for the insurance and risk management industry to create social value. That’s why we are working with global insurance broker Gallagher and industry bodies like ALARM, to see what this looks like in real terms.
Part of our 'Social value people' series. For our inaugural edition, we sat down with Michelle McCann, Executive Director of Sustainability and Social Value at NHS London Procurement Partnership.
The Queen's Speech 2022 continued from where the Levelling Up agenda left off. Our CEO, Guy Battle, highlights some reasons to be cheerful, and throws in a few words of warning in the process.
We are delighted that Augmentas Group are one of the sponsor at the National Social Value Conference 2022. Glenn St John-Colgan, Managing Director of Augmentas Group, provides us with his insight on what it means for a business to create wealth, and how financial and social value are not as distinct as some people might imagine.
On 1st January 2022, Lyreco launched ‘Lyreco Goodness’, a new umbrella programme bringing together all their sustainability and social responsibility initiatives. Andrew Byers tells us how Lyreco Goodness came to be, and what it hopes to achieve.
Taking place from 27-28 April, the fifth annual National Social Value Conference marks a decade of social value as it brings together social value experts and practitioners from all sectors and industries across the UK.
Want to do good at no extra cost to your organisation? Don’t we all! There is a way. Embedding social value into procurement has enormous potential to do just that. It can radically improve the economic, social and environmental wellbeing that a contract delivers.
How many times are the words “social value” heard in public sector procurement departments each week? Probably loads – and we’re delighted about that. Social value is one of the key themes of the National Procurement Strategy for Local Government and is really gaining momentum.
As 2022 marks 10 years since the Public Services (Social Value) Act came into force, Guy Battle takes stock of where we are, and how things look for the year to come.
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