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Nzeve Join Social Value International as Organisational Members

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Social Value International are happy to welcome Nzeve as organisational members. Nzeve is working towards the Deaf community being valued in an inclusive society. Nzeve is an organisation of deaf and hearing people working together to promote the rights of children and youth with disabilities to participate fully in society. Nzeve works to reduce discrimination by promoting sign language and deaf culture and building deaf community. Nzeve is currently working on their first report. Nzeve was successful in an application for DREAMS Innovation Challenge. They received funding for their “Grapevine Project”, run in partnership with King George VI Centre Bulawayo,

Announcing EY as Organisational Members of Social Value International

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Social Value International are very pleased to announce that The Outcomes Measurement team at EY have joined as organisational members. Social Value International CEO Ben Carpenter said ‘“We are excited about the partnership SVI can build with EY. They have a strong commitment to social value and a global reach that can help develop good practice throughout our networks. We look forward to working with their highly skilled teams as we work together to change the way the world accounts for value.” We asked EY to tell us a little about their recent impact work and what they’re hoping to

Sopact join as organisational members of Social Value International

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

We are proud to welcome Sopact as organizational members of Social Value International. Sopact empowers investment capital with a higher purpose. Sopact is the creators of The Impact Cloud™ platform which enables investment funds to deploy capital in sustainable investments across the globe by managing the social impact across their entire portfolio. Sopact’s Impact Cloud is a leading impact measurement to management SaaS platform with result collection, impact data management, aggregation, impact insight, reporting, and seamless SROI calculation. Sopact have active customers in community development finance institutes and have advised them on the SROI process from the start including financial proxies. Sopact has

Global bodies join forces to mainstream impact management via ‘IMP’

Monday, October 15th, 2018

A group of leading global organisations has created a network called the Impact Management Project (“IMP”): an ambitious initiative to provide coherent and end-to-end ‘rules of the road’ for impact management. In an increasingly fragmented landscape of initiatives, this network offers a unique shot at agreeing on standards of practice that might ultimately become generally accepted globally. The IMP network, which launches during the United Nations General Assembly in New York, is an unprecedented collaboration between nine global organisations with complementary areas of expertise: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – the largest UN programme with its 170+ offices around

SVUK in Erasmus+ ROI project to create a digital tool for work-based learning & apprenticeships for European SMEs.

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Social Value UK is part of an Erasmus+ project to create a tool for SMEs to better understand the potential value of apprenticeships and work-based learning. Working with partners from 7 European nations the tool seeks to calculate the return on investment of such practices, with SVUK supporting the inclusion of social costs and benefits alongside the more traditional financial concerns. In April the project team met in Liverpool for 3 days of social value and Social Return on Investment training and the second project meeting. Not only did we go through Principles of Social Value and consider the implications for the

Taiwan NPO Self-Regulation Alliance have joined Social Value International as Organisational Members

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Taiwan NPO Self Regulation Alliance are new Organisational Members of Social Value International and we are very pleased to have them on board. They say; “We’re looking forward to being part of the international community as the emphasis on social value resonates with our mission on accountability and impact. We have no doubt that joining Social Value International will empower us and the NPOs and SEs on our platform with practical knowledge on social value and impact.” Carol Chen (CEO of Taiwan NPO Self-Regulation Alliance) In order to guarantee the rights of donors, strengthen their trust towards NPOs, as well

HAATCH become members of Social Value International

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

We are very pleased to announce that HAATCH have recently joined Social Value International as organisational members. They say; “It is a great opportunity for us to join the Social Value Network. At HAATCH, we want to help organisations evaluate and amplify their social impact and we are sure the Network will help us to do so.” Since 2009, HAATCH (formerly AK2C) have carried out consultancy missions in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainable development for large companies, SMEs, non-governmental organisations or public players. Their mission is to make social innovation a key lever for corporate performance and

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Hello to new organisational members i-propeller

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

We are delighted to announce that i-propeller have officially become an organisational member of Social Value International. They say; “We’re excited to become a member of Social Value International. Finding new ways to create social value in an entrepreneurial way is our core business. In making this mission work, we have always been very much inspired by Social Value International.” i-propeller are a boutique consultancy for shared value, social business innovation and collective impact. They advise companies and governments on how to develop shared value, collective impact strategies, business models and go-to-market innovation trajectories to strengthen their business proposition in

Jeremy Nicholls is stepping down as CEO of Social Value International

Friday, February 16th, 2018

After ten years as Chief Executive Officer of Social Value UK (SVUK) and three years as CEO of Social Value International (SVI), Jeremy Nicholls is stepping down from both roles as of June. Jeremy is deeply committed to the continuing growth and success of SVUK and SVI and will maintain his support for both organisations as a member rather than as CEO. ”It’s very difficult to step down from a role that I love and from leading the organisations which I helped start and have grown over the last decade. It has to happen at some point and SVUK and

LANDSCAPE SCALE RESTORATION HAS THE POWER TO CREATE A 36:1 SOCIAL RETURN ON INVESTMENT

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Restore the Earth Foundation Releases Two SVI-Assured Reports; Supports Business Case for Holistic Ecosystem Restoration WASHINGTON, DC, 4 January, 2018 – A newly released report forecasts a 36:1 Social Return on Investment (SROI) in landscape-scale restoration. Nonprofit Restore the Earth Foundation, in collaboration with Social Value International (SVI), today released two social impact reports based on eco-restoration projects in Louisiana’s Tensas National Wildlife Refuge and the Pointe-aux- Chenes Wildlife Management Area. These first-of- a-kind reports assess, quantify and monetize the environmental, social, and economic impacts of investments in landscape-scale restoration on local communities, economies and stakeholders. Report findings support the