» June 2020

Social Value International Response to EU Consultation on NRFD

by David Thomas · Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

In collaboration with several Joint Member Networks, Social Value International have led a coordinated response to the EU consultation on NRFD. SVI led a consultation period that included an open webinar, a collaborative Google Doc to gather consensus on the 45 survey questions, and the co-creation of a position statement. The full position statement can be downloaded here.  Below is a summary of the 4 key recommendations: Assurance of non-financial reporting is essential for the credibility and usefulness of the data. Scrutiny of non-financial information should be equal to that applied for financial information. Non-financial information should be presented alongside financial information, any separation increases

Social Value Matters 2020 Tickets Now On Sale!

by David Thomas · Monday, June 15th, 2020

Tickets for Social Value Matters Available Now Social Value Matters 2020, organised by Social Value International and Social Value Canada, takes place online and all over the world from Monday September 29th – Friday October 2nd. Social Value Matters (#SVM) is an annual conference organized by Social Value International (SVI), in collaboration with social value networks around the world.  Our networks share a common goal: to change the way society accounts for value.  This change is essential if we are to address the real and imminent threats to our planet, to humankind and all species that inhabit the earth. This

Community Media Trust Earn Report assurance and Social Value Management Certificate!

by David Thomas · Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

Social Value International are proud to announce Community Media Trust have had a report assured and earned Level 1 of the Social Value Management Certificate! Community Media Trust is a non-profit making media organization with a Vision of Well informed, Active & Involved Communities and a Mission to Educate, entertain and inspire communities using participatory media. Community Media Trust develop community engagement strategies using participatory media and community communication principles, to support implementation of projects and programs. Community Media Trust creates relevant, community-friendly media content (film, radio, digital and print) that inspires, educates and entertains communities to achieve knowledge, behavioral and social impact focusing

Announcing Nzeve’s Assured Report!

by David Thomas · Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

Social Value International are proud to announce Nzeve’s Assured Report! Nzeve Deaf Centre is in Mutare, Zimbabwe. Nzeve is an organization of deaf and hearing people that promotes the rights of deaf children and adults to participate fully in society. Nzeve provides audiological and educational services, communication skills and vocational training through a preschool, projects for deaf adults and support to deaf school children and their families in their province, Manicaland. Nzeve work to reduce discrimination by promoting sign language and deaf culture and building deaf community. Discrimination and stigma are daily problems for people with disabilities in Zimbabwe. In addition, Zimbabwe