SVI Blog

Social Value Matters 2017: Full agenda and keynotes announced!

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Against a backdrop of increasing inequality and global uncertainty, this year the Social Value International conference will be in Istanbul in partnership with Koç University, an international university located in Istanbul a city where the East and West meet… Social Value Matters 2017 will focus on what needs to happen to amplify stakeholder voices to inspire change and maximise value…. Attend and hear from Dr Mairi Mackay, John Tamihere and Professor Gürhan Canlı.

Amazing offer from SINZER for all members

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Sinzer are a leading software solution for those wanting to manage social impact data and organisational members. They are the only online platform that has been accredited by Social Value International.

Jeremy Nicholls invited to be a guest speaker by the United Nations Economic and Social Council

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Social Value International CEO Jeremy Nicholls was invited by the United Nations Economic and Social Council to be a guest speaker at the ninth session of the Team of Specialists on Innovation and Competitiveness Policies in November. Jeremy represented the Social Value movement and gave a very well-received presentation on Measuring impact.

First SROI Mentoring Program and SROI analysis in Angola

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Mariana Branco, in collaboration with several organisations dedicated to increase the prosperity of Africans by catalyzing the innovation spirit in Africa, has recently completed he first SROI mentoring program in Angola and the first Angolan pilot SROI analysis. Find out more about this amazing achievement.

Member video Blog: Mariana Branco, Portugal Impact Group.

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Mariana Branco is a member of Social Value International via her national network the Portugal Impact Group. She recently visited SVI HQ to develop her skills on the Accreditation Course “Train the Trainer” and has put together a series of short blogs that summarise the main discussions which took place during her visit.

Global Value Exchange Update: New Outcomes and Indicators Added!

Monday, October 10th, 2016

35 outcomes and 58 indicators have been added to the Global Value Exchange

These have been adapted from the NHS Outcomes Framework 2016/17 which is intended to “hold NHS England to account for improvements in health outcomes”.

The Social Value Rating and Certification

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Does your organisation or programme comply with the Social Value Principles?

The Social Value International 2016 survey has launched!

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Each year Social Value International try to take a snapshot of how the Principles of Social Value are being used. We use this information to better support our members and the social value community at large through creating new guidance, training and campaigns.

Measuring social value: series of case studies launched by UK Government

Monday, September 12th, 2016

The Office of Civil Society has funded a total of £30,000 (including VAT), to 8 different external providers with expertise in social value and/or impact management, to work with commissioners in practically applying the Public Services (Social Value Act) 2012. This work was known as the Social Value Implementation and Measurement Project.

Social Value Aotearoa Interview Jeremy Nicholls at The Whānau Ora conference

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Jeremy took time out from official business to speak candidly about his experiences and knowledge of Māori culture and Whānau Ora.