the value add
The Social Value Movement
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.
We examine the changing attitude towards social value in our response to Savills' 'Spotlight: Social Value in Real Estate'.
We invited Jess Morgan, Social Impact Manager for the western region at BAM Construct UK, to discuss why social value plays a vital role within the construction industry.
The pandemic brought several matters to the surface – that the world is uneven, and that our society is, in many ways, even more unequal than we ever imagined. But it has also shown us the power of community, our neighbour ‘hood’.
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