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.
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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 Yulia Romaschenko from Russia shares her thoughts on becoming an AP!
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.
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.
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.
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”.
Does your organisation or programme comply with the Social Value Principles?
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.
Over three days in October, leaders in the fields of impact investing, social entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility, social finance, and evaluation will work together in a series of events, culminating in an action agenda for the development of impact measurement.