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Sodexo publishes third strategic and ethical manifesto

Sodexo UK and Ireland has published the third edition of its Public Service Pledge, a strategic and ethical set of commitments to its customers, employees and the communities in which it operates.  Launched in 2015, the Public Service Pledge consists ...

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Sodexo creates social impact director role

Angela Halliday has been appointed to the new role of Director of Social Impact at Sodexo with responsibility for driving the company’s social value strategy for the UK & Ireland. As a ‘green rated’ strategic supplier to government across a ...

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Social value guidance for LAs published by UKGBC

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has released its latest guidance document, detailing how local authorities can help ensure that new construction and property development in their area positively impacts people and communities by delivering social value. ‘Driving social value ...

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Taking responsibility 

Blog from Rory Murphy Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Richard Edelman the CEO of Edelman research who recently issued the 2019 trust barometer survey concluded that “People have low confidence that societal institutions will help them navigate a turbulent world, so ...

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Businesses urged to place more emphasis on ‘social value’ to secure Government contracts

Businesses who want to secure future government contracts are being urged to show they can also help improve society by tackling issues such as modern slavery and climate change. During yesterday’s Social Value Summit in London,  the government launched a ...

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Cordant chief calls for “social value” overhaul of government contracts

Public sector contracts should no longer be given to the lowest bidder but awarded to “social business” companies that agree to share profits with staff and employ local workers, says Phillip Ullmann, Chief Energiser of Cordant Group, adding British business needs ...

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