Social Value Business

Making Social Value Everyone’s Business

The Social Value Business is the home of the Social Value Quality Mark and Accounting for Social Value.

The Social Value Business is a dynamic and creative values led business. We provide a full range of support and development services for organisations that would like to research, analysis, measure, evaluate and showcase their social impact and value.

Social Value Business

We have 30 years of experience measuring and accounting for social impact and value. We have supported charities and social enterprises across a range of legal formations to embed social value in the heart of their organisation.

Social Value

What is social value?

The definition for social value is still emerging; interest in the term has increased with the introduction of the Public Services (Social Value) Act. We define social value through an organisation’s stakeholder values.

The Social Value Quality Mark

An audit and verification process that assesses the quality of social value accounting and reporting.

Accounting for social value

A blended social value accounting framework that identifies, measures, calculates and reports on an organisations social value.

Social Value Directory

See some of our past clients and social value-led organisations.

Accounting for Social Value

Latest News

Measuring social value

As organisations are now clambering over each other to measure their social value, there are a lot of worried looking faces up and down the country, although the private sector has yet to cotton onto the power of Social Value within their own businesses, but they...

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The Social Stock Exchange

The Social Stock Exchange (SSX) wants to bring impact investing – investments which have a social or environmental benefit while also making money – to everyday, individual investors. SSX is targeting both retail and institutional investors. The more people it can get...

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Social Investment Success

Seven social enterprises based in Scotland have each won investment loans of between £25,000 and £100,000 from a group of private investors. The enterprises which range from a traditional boat festival in Aberdeenshire to a new Edinburgh café will share a pot of...

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