SVI Blog

DataStorm: Global Value Exchange

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Never used our free online resource myGVE? Then you’ve probably never fully accessed or understood your social impact data! Wondering how this could be? Ben Carpenter recently presented on the topic for DataStorm, a series of collaborative brainstorming sessions designed to inspire open dialogue around collecting, analyzing, storing, and exchanging feedback data.

Creating social value, how can we be sure? A Guest blog by Susan Balet from Stone Soup Consulting

Monday, June 5th, 2017

Susan Balet, a consultant specialising in social impact measurement, offers her professional and personal insight to the Social Value Matters conference in Istanbul where delegates and speakers from 25 countries gathered to discuss how best to amplify voices, inspire change and maximise value.

The Social Value International 2016 Survey Results Published!

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Throughout November 2016 Social Value International (SVI) undertook some research to understand how far the Social Value Principles have been understood, adopted and applied in practice. This is part of SVI’s efforts to measure our own impact. A survey was distributed online to current members, expired members and non-members of SVI. This is the third time we have conducted this type of survey and the results are fascinating.

Newly Accredited Practitioner: Case Study

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Newly Accredited Practitioner Yulia Romaschenko from Russia shares her thoughts on becoming an AP!

Love and carnations, The truth is that you can measure love!

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Dr Gen Maitland Hudson is Head of Evaluation and Impact Assessment, Power to Change Research Institute, University of Cambridge. She has adapted her keynote address from this years Social Value Matters 2017 Conference in Istanbul into a fantastic 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.