Publications

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.

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.

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”.

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.

New Publication: Understand What Changes!

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Social Value International published a new Supplementary Guidance document that accompanies “A Guide to Social Return on Investment (2012) and focuses on Principle 2.

Influencing Impact Report

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

What factors influence impact measurement in social investment? Read our latest report.

SIAA Challenge 2014: Measurement with a message

Saturday, January 10th, 2015

The SIAA Challenge 2014 was an experiment in crafting a narrative from a sea of qualitative and quantitative data.

How Do Companies Act?

Friday, December 5th, 2014

The SROI Network, soon to be Social Value UK, has just released a report calling for a change in legislation to demand more assurance of social and environmental impact information.

Beyond Measurement Conference Publication

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

SIAA’s Annual Conference 2013, Beyond Measurement, took place at ESSEC Business School in France. This publication provides reflections on the day and useful resources.

Where We Are Now

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Our first exploratory report project to help examine the values, behaviours and practices of social impact analysts.