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Social Value Academy: Manchester

An intensive one day training masterclass in social value for those working in commissioning, procurement, and as providers of goods…

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Alliance partners pledge to add social value

Salford Social Value Alliance partners have signed a pledge to to maximise social, environmental and economic value. The Salford Social…

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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce the launch of their Social Value Awards

The awards formally recognise the hard work and time that Chamber members give towards initiatives which benefit the wider community,…

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Social Accounting Workshop

The Social Audit Network will be running a Prove, Improve, Account Workshop in social accounting and audit on 27thand 28th…

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RealWorth Event and Survey on Attitudes towards Social Value in the Built Environment

Following the interest the RealWorth Social Value event convening in London later this month, a similar event is being held in…

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Women and Power – GVE Database of Indicators

Global Value Exchange recently uploaded 355 indicators from Women and power: what can the numbers tell us about women’s voice, leadership and…

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‘Pledge to be Social in Salford’ Report

Salford Social Value Alliance are privileged to be working with such a committed and creative group of partners, without whom…

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The Fed Publish their First Social Accounts

In August 2014 Lucy Edwards from The Fed attended a two day master class in ‘Social Accounting and Audit’ run…

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Public procurement should be delivering opportunities for people with disabilities

Following the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ)’s report on employment for people with disabilities  (or perhaps more aptly ‘lack of…

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Placing social value at the heart of procurement

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is supporting public bodies to deliver more social value through their procurement activity. CCS has published…

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Manchester Social Value Toolkit for Suppliers Published

Introduction This document outlines what the Council is seeking to achieve for Manchester’s residents and neighbourhoods through Social Value. Its…

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Starting Out on Social Return on Investment

Social Value UK have published a guide for anyone who thinks that value is more important than cost – but…

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Useful Resources from Green Growth

Green Growth have a variety of video and written case studies of what local companies have done to reduce their impact…

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Social and Economic Impact Report – University of Salford

The University of Salford’s role in the city and the wider region, in terms of its economic contribution and social…

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Valuing Housing and Local Environment Improvements report

Housing associations annually spend £3.3 billion on routine maintenance, planned maintenance and major repairs, representing a huge proportion of organisational…

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