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Social value is not a tick box exercise – three principles for making a...

Companies are now required to demonstrate social value as part of a procurement process, particularly when bidding for public sector tenders.

Understanding scope 3: Why supporting suppliers to cut carbon is good for everyone

Guy Battle, CEO of Social Value Portal, explores how Scope 3 standards offer a new perspective and a clear path forward for those ready to take the next steps on their decarbonisation journey.
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Denmark’s long-term vision for digital development

Agency for Digital Government, chart Denmark’s long-term vision for digital development spanning the public and private sectors.
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Geospatial data investments improved in the public sector

New guidance on geospatial data in the public sector has been published, setting rules on assessing the economic, social and environmental value of investments in location data.
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What policies and practices are needed to support Levelling Up?

Three years since the phrase Levelling Up was first coined as the slogan to symbolise Boris Johnson’s plans to spread opportunity in left-behind parts of the country - What still needs to be done? As I write this article, the two candidates vying to replace him as Prime Minister have...
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Joined-up refuse planning and education key to reducing fly-tipping

Fly-tipping is a blight on society and incurs a huge cost for both local authorities and land owners: we need a joined-up, consistent strategy.

Support for public sector bodies struggling to embed the PPN06/20 Social Value Model

Neil Macdonald, CEO at Thrive, explains how using the Impact Evaluation Standard to report on social value in government contracts can actually lead to far better outcomes for communities and for suppliers.
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WuDo Solutions – World class governance expertise

WuDo Solutions provides world-class training and consultancy services in areas such as risk management, information governance, and conflicts of interests.
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Social value: A better investment all round

Paul Styler, Director of Infrastructure Solutions, ETL, argues that social value can be a greater driver for investment over financial gain.
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Identities in the Roman Empire – A complex problem and a lesson for today

Professor Felix K Maier discusses his research into how social identities correlated with the success of the Roman Empire.
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Levelling Up: How to create social value in 2022

This year, the government set out their vision for ‘levelling up’ the UK. Guy Battle, CEO, Social Value Portal, provides a response to the white paper and some words of wisdom for anyone looking to reduce inequality in their community.
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Faculty of Arts – Women’s & Gender Studies

Women's & Gender Studies at the University of Alberta is home to feminist research, social justice studies, and engaging citizenship.
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10 years of the Social Value Act

As 2022 marks 10 years since the Social Value Act came into force, Guy Battle, CEO, Social Value Portal takes stock of where we are, and how things look for the year to come.
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Deepening our understanding on the ways in which social origins shape our lives

Elina Kilpi-Jakonen, Assistant professor and Scientific co-ordinator, University of Turku, explores how intergenerational social inequalities shape lives
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Government’s technology procurement: TS3 focus

Simon Payne – Senior Vice President at Proxima argues that the UK Government’s technology procurement is moving in the right direction.
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How tech can drive social value and help build back stronger and better

Chris Gray, Chief of Public Sector at AND DIGITAL, discusses how the tech community must seize this once in a lifetime opportunity to drive greater social value and play its part in building back stronger and better.
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Public sector procurement requires a new lens on value

Simon Payne, Client Director at Proxima, discusses the challenges that public sector procurement teams are facing and how they can deliver social value.
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National Procurement Policy Statement

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) tells us what we need to know about the UK’s National Procurement Policy Statement.
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Social value in the public & private sector

Peter Masonbrook from Faithful+Gould and Penny Anderson from Atkins discuss the role and importance of social value within the public and private sector.

Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course: structures and processes

Existing and rising inequalities pose fundamental challenges to European societies and economies, including wealth and COVID-19.

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