"Social Value UK" is a professional body dedicated to promoting and understanding social value and its impact in the United Kingdom.
Vision: Social Value UK envisions a world where every organisation makes decisions informed by their social impacts.
Role: It serves as the professional body for social value and impact management in the UK. The organisation provides training to both organisations and individuals on how to measure social value and utilise the data to make informed decisions.
Approach: While they don't prescribe a specific tool for measuring social value, they encourage collaboration between organisations and various providers. Their focus is on embedding their eight principles into practice.
Services: Social Value UK empowers organisations to create more sustainable futures. They lobby government and local authorities on behalf of their members, emphasising social value over traditional financial means for assessing a contract's worth.Teir voice is strengthened by being a national network of Social Value International, which sets the standards they adhere to. ocial Value UK hosts various events throughout the year, including introductions to Social Value UK, member-only events, and public conferences or webinars.