We’re ready to talk sector leadership, innovation and culture change

What this might look and feel like:

  • We’re already advanced in our social value journey and want to understand how far it can take us
  • Regardless of stage, we’re ambitious to advance quickly to a leadership position

Your social value journey is only limited by your ambition.

You are right to aim for a leadership position. Social Value is the future of modern, sustainable business. The benefits are widely documented, and include:

  • Brand differentiation: 90% of customers will switch brands to support a good cause*
  • 66% of consumers globally are willing to pay more for products and services from companies dedicated to positive impact*
  • Growth: Brands with a demonstrated commitment to sustainability are seeing average sales growth outperform other brands by fourfold*
  • Cost savings: Operational efficiencies from more sustainable practices can save companies up to 45% in costs*
  • Innovation: Sustainability leaders are more than 4 times more likely to be recognised as innovation leaders, in separate independent rankings*
  • Talent: One in three young people have turned down a job because the employer’s ESG commitments were not in line with their values**

Sources: *Deloitte: Social purpose and value creation: the business returns of social impact
**KPMG 2023: Younger workers voting with their feet on ESG commitments

These are some of the things we can support you with.

Can’t see what you need? Drop us a line.

Tailored consultancyThis starts with a free, informal conversation so that we can better understand your business, strategic goals and social value journey so far.

Our Specialists have decades of experience; we’re invested in your journey. There’s nothing more rewarding than supporting our clients to achieve their highest potential.

Read about Our Credentials

Read our Customer Promise

gold platinum awardsSocial Value Quality Mark® CIC’s Gold and Platinum awards celebrate the pinnacle of social value excellence. At ‘Gold’ level, you are embedding social value through every aspect of your business, while at ‘Platinum’, you are using your status to drive positive influence across the sector and lead societal change.

Our awards are highly sought after; each requires independent auditing, measurement and verification of the value you add. And once gained, they will add credibility to your tenders, support you to attract and retain talent and propel external growth and influence.

As founders of the Quality Mark, SVB are uniquely placed to guide you through the requirements and support a successful application.

Read more about the Social Value Quality Mark

Leadership coachingWe offer tailored coaching for leaders who want to harness social value for transformative growth. Use us as a critical friend and ‘sounding board’ on your strategy, to ensure it’s dynamic, impactful and aligned to external trends and legislation. Your social value approach should also sync seamlessly with your strategic business cycle; we’ll support with this, too.

Our view of best practice

Organisations that are getting it right tend to:

  • Have an exec sponsor, steering group and social value champions
  • Value intelligence research and plan for sustainable growth
  • Blend different measurement methodologies to suit their needs
  • Map their influence on others, to determine impact
  • Make legitimate commitments
  • Develop their managers and engage and empower stakeholders
  • Involve their supply chain and customers in raising standards
  • Measure what matters, locally, regionally and nationally
  • Produce annual Social Value accounts
  • Build influence through communications, internally and externally
  • Align their social value approach to their business strategy, goals and values