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You told us, we listened! How we are improving our membership offer to meet your needs

Our members and networks are the driving force behind Social Value International. It is through supporting and working in collaboration with members that we advocate for a wider adoption of social value and impact measurement and management.    Which is why it is so important to us that we offer the very best membership to all …

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Announcing the Value Accounting Network

We are thrilled to be part of the newly-formed Value Accounting Network bringing together leading organisations to advance the role of value accounting in decision-making, governance, and disclosure. “I’m delighted SVI will be working with other fantastic organisations who share our mission of changing the way the world accounts for value. I hope this initiative …

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An update on the sustainable development goals

The following blog was written by Charlotte Osterman (Social Value UK & Pax Tecum Global Consultancy) and Rebecca Harvey (Social Value International). Five years into its existence, that call for action that is known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), faced a global pandemic. This month – July 2021, the UN will be convening countries and many of them will …

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Effektfullt leads the work on developing the first Swedish standard for impact measurement

The following announcement was written and published by SVI Joint Member Network, Effekfullt. To read the announcement in Swedish, click here. It is more important than ever to measure and manage the impact that activities have on people and the planet. But in Sweden there is neither a common terminology nor a coherent approach to …

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World Refugee Day: How Can the Social Value Movement Help Tackle the Issues of Forced Displacement?

The following blog was written by SVI’s Membership Coordinator, Lukia Nomikos. World Refugee Day falls each year on 20th June and is dedicated to refugees around the globe. It is an international day designated by the UN to celebrate the strength and courage of those who have been forced to leave their homes behind, to build empathy …

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Child labour is on the rise: How can SROI help us measure impact and tackle Child Labour?

The following blog was written by Social Value International’s Membership and Networks Manager, Becca Harvey. For the first time in two decades, the number of children being put to work has risen – to 160 million worldwide, representing an increase of 8.4 million over four years – while millions of other are at risk due to …

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World Environment Day: Recognising the Value of Nature to Save Our Planet

The following blog was written by SVI’s Membership Coordinator, Lukia Nomikos. Our economies, livelihoods and wellbeing all depend on our most precious asset: nature. We are part of nature, not separate from it.(Prof Sir Partha Dasgupta) Economic growth has been remarkable in the last few decades. The material standard of living of the average person in …

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World Bee Day: How does it Relate to the SDGs and the social value movement?

The following blog was written by Social Value International’s Membership and Networks Manager, Becca Harvey. On 20th May 2021, World Bee Day will be celebrated, shortly followed by the International Day for Biodiversity on 22nd May 2021. You might be thinking, what does World Bee Day or Biodiversity have to do with Social Value International …

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