Social Value Awards 2021: Winners

HomeSocial Value Awards 2021: Winners

2021 Award Winners

Announcing winners

Thank you to the 80+ entries we received this year. You made the judging process an inspiring one.

Individual Leadership Award

Public Sector Leadership Award

Private Sector Leadership Award

Framework Award

Individual Leadership Award

For the individual that has made a significant contribution to the debate and in developing best practice.

Winner

Faye Jenkins, BAM Nuttall

Highly Commended

Steve Robinson, Cardiff Council

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For a public sector organisation that is leading the way in embedding social value into their business cultureprocesses and systems to ensure the needs of their communities are being met. 

Winner

London & South East Education Group

Highly Commended

Cardiff Council

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For a private sector organisation that has led the way in embedding social value into their business culture via processes, systems and their people to ensure the needs of their customers and the communities where they work are being met. 

Winner

Wates Group

Highly Commended

Willmott Dixon

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For the framework provider that has most successfully embedded social value into its frameworks and can shown it actively engages with its customers and partners to maximise value against need.

Winner

SCAPE

Highly Commended

North West Construction Hub

Commended

hub West Scotland

Voluntary or Third Sector Leadership Award

Social Innovation Award

Embedding Social Value in Procurement Processes: Project Award

Embedding Social Value in Contract Management: Project Award

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For a third sector organisation that has led the way in embedding social value into the way in which they deliver their services and has made a significant impact on the needs of the communities where they operate.

Winner

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Highly Commended

Greenwich Leisure Ltd

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An award for a project that has taken a novel and creative approach to radically improve how social value is delivered or managed. 

Winner

245 Hammersmith Road Partnership Ltd

Highly Commended

245 Hammersmith Road Partnership Ltd

Commended

Translink – Belfast Transport Hub

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Procurement is key to delivering social value and the judges are looking for projects that can demonstrate how it has achieved beyond expectation.

Winner

STAR Procurement

Highly Commended

NEPO

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Contract management is a key part of the delivery of social value often the ‘weakest link’ in the process and the judges are looking for projects that have been active in working closely with its supply chain to maximise social value especially during the pandemic.

Winner

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Highly Commended

Sodexo

WSP

Social Value in Development: Project Award

Supply Chain Leadership: Project Award

Social Value Through Decent Work: Project Award

*NEW* SME Award

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Development offers a significant opportunity to provide additional social value for communities and this award has been designed to recognises development teams that have been innovative in how they have integrated social value into the development.

Winner

Keepmoat Homes

Highly Commended

Translink – Belfast Transport Hub

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One of the key challenges facing buyers is how to engage with the supply chain and ensure they have the capacity and capabilities to deliver social value, in particular SMEs and VCSEs. In this award we are looking to show case any buying organisation that can clearly demonstrate how they have supported the supply chain in delivering social value.

Winner

Mulalley & Co

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Decent work and looking after your own workforce forms a key component of social value and we are looking for organisations that can demonstrate how they have achieved this.

Winner

Knight Dragon – Greenwich Peninsula

Highly Commended

AECOM

Sodexo

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Small and Medium size Enterprises (SMEs) most certainly can deliver social value as was evidenced in this year’s submissions. This award was created to recognise those businesses who go the extra mile to stand out amongst their peers through social value delivery.

Winner

Barkers Commercial Consultancy

Highly Commended

MCP2 Supply Chain Experts

The Judging Panel

Darren Knowd

Chair National Social Value Task Force and Chief Procurement Officer, Durham County Council

Darren leads all procurement activity at Durham County Council and is Chair of the Local Government Association National Advisory Group for Local Government Procurement. He is also the Chair of the National Social Value Taskforce on behalf of LGA.

Tina Holland LL.b (Hons) MCIPS

Programme Manager, Local Government Association

Tina is the Programme Manager for the procurement and commissioning programmes within the LGA. Tina has been with the LGA since 2003 having spent the previous fifteen years as a procurement practitioner and procurement consultant, delivering procurement expertise to public, private and financial sectors. A qualified PRINCE2 and managing successful programmes (MSP) practitioner, Tina has a degree in Law and holds Chartered status of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.

Katrina Browning

Senior Procurement Business Partner, Suffolk County Council

Katrina has 25 years of experience working in public sector procurement, the last 20 years whilst working for Suffolk County Council. Having worked on a broad range of contracts she has extensive experience of tendering Local Authority contracts. Over the last 2 years she has delivered a programme of workshops on Social Value to over 70 staff in commercial roles within the Council.

Josh Steiner

Social Value & Sustainability Manager, Wates Group

20 years’ experience in devising, winning and delivering social impact and sustainability programmes for clients in public, private, social housing and third sectors. At Wates Group holds responsibility for overall strategic implementation and performance management of social value and key performance indicators on national public sector frameworks. Currently leading national engagement programmes to extend Wates internal culture for regional and project level achievement of social value outcomes underpinned by the National TOMs.

Arnab Dutt OBE

Chair, FSB

Arnab Dutt is chair of the Social Value Policy Unit at the Federation of Small Businesses. He chairs the the working group on Social Value Procurement on the Cabinet Office SME panel which advises govt on small business policy. He is a member of the National Social Value Task Force, a business owner, a Board adviser to a number of organisations and a passionate public advocate for the importance of purpose driven business.

Campbell McDonald

Small Business Founder, Member of Cabinet Office SME Panel

Campbell jointly leads on social value on the Cabinet Office SME Panel, sits on the National Social Value Taskforce and is Chief Executive of the charitable think tank Ownership at Work. Campbell was the co-founder of social advisory firm Baxendale, ranked as a Best in the World B Corp for last 3 years running.

Guy Battle

CEO, Social Value Portal

Guy works cross-industry on developing social value solutions that deliver real and tangible value. He is passionate about the contribution businesses can make to improve society – one of the driving motivations behind the creation of The Social Value Portal.