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UKGBC publishes social value measurement guidance

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has published new guidance for the built environment sector to help de-mystify the practice of measuring the social value of buildings and places. After the world recovers from the current crisis, social value is ...

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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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Pagabo predicts trebling project numbers through second term frameworks

National framework organisation Pagabo is predicting to deliver millions of pounds of social value for communities with support from its two newest frameworks going out for tender this month. Pagabo is introducing the second terms of its National Framework for ...

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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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A call to arms

The RICS Integrated Property Services Conference 2019, which took place in London on 1 July, focused on how to build trust in the facilities management profession With a change in name from ‘Strategic FM Conference’ to ‘Integrated Property Services Conference’, ...

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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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The social value of facilities management

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Much has been spoken throughout this year about the value of FM and our relentless drive to demonstrate the importance of our profession not just in terms of cost reduction but more ...

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FM: it’s all about give and take

Social Value

The government’s 2013 Social Value Act presents a huge opportunity for the FM sector, which is well placed to deliver a variety of initiatives that can, in turn, honour the guidelines contained within the Act and give back to the ...

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