Social Value

The Entertainer provided 40,000 toys and 22,000 books for kids through The Salvation Army in 2018. © Emma Hollings
How a charity partnership gets toys to kids at Christmas
The charity provide free social care services including food and shelter for the homeless. © AFP/Getty Images
Salvation Army 'goes beyond' by partnering with suppliers
The Red Cross could use forecasting methods to better predict the need for lifesaving stock in its warehouses ©Getty Images
Forecasting can save lives
Amey provide services in construction including engineering, utilities, transport and infrastructure. © Amey
Amey pledges to spend £40m with social enterprises
Social value key to maximising resources when budgets are tight
Tideway uses CompeteFor to encourage SMEs to bid to work on the Super Sewer ©Getty Images
How to partner SMEs for success
Croydon Council has a guide to help maximise the social value of its procurement activities ©Croydon Council
How to align your values with your suppliers' values
Contra garments are designed to be comfortable and practical for a range of body shapes – and are not for profit
Case study: fair wage, fair deal – and profit
10 ways to incorporate social value
Community-owned enterprises were highlighted as a way to increase business innovation and develop an inclusive economy. © Getty Images/EyeEm
Public procurement must support social enterprises
How tenants help design social value at Waltham Forest Council
'Magic happens when your values align with a supplier's'