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Veolia extends Haringey deal

Resource management firm, Veolia, has been awarded a two-year contract extension, worth £21.6 million with Haringey Council. Veolia has been working in partnership with the Council to provide street cleansing, recycling, and waste management services for residents in the London ...

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Lexington unveils The Mindful Kitchen

A social value led initiative bringing together health, nutrition and wellbeing has been launched by corporate contract caterer, Lexington. The Mindful Kitchen, which is being rolled out across Lexington sites throughout this month, will feature sustainable, wellness-focused food, collaborations with ...

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Compass’ social impact measured at £718m

The Social Value Portal has measured the social impact of Compass Group UK & Ireland’s work for 2022 at £718 million, this includes a 40 per cent increase in social value, now worth £7 million. This investment has been achieved ...

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The Mears Foundation launches Green Spaces project

The Mears Foundation, the independent, charitable arm of Mears Group, has launched its Green Spaces project by donating £60,000 to support the development of green spaces in local communities. This initiative aims to create or regenerate at least 60 green ...

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BCO unveils winners of the NextGen Awards 2023

The brightest young professionals in the UK’s commercial property sector and their best achievements have been recognised at the British Council for Offices’ (BCO) NextGen Awards ceremony. The NextGen Awards is a key feature in the BCO’s NextGen programme, which ...

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ISS partners with Social Value Portal 

ISS UK & Ireland has teamed up with UK social value measurement organisation, Social Value Portal, to strengthen its extensive social value strategy The partnership, will enable ISS to quantify and report the social value the business generates, and underlines ...

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Navigating Complex FM Supply Chains: Why Social Value is a Big Deal

By Anthony Hanley, Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain Compliance, Alcumus SafeContractor In the ever-evolving landscape of facilities management, supply chain complexity stands as a challenge that demands the attention of FM businesses. Anthony Hanley, Senior Vice President, Global Supply ...

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Arcus FM making an impact with social value

Arcus FM’s social value team has delivered “outstanding” results with its employability schemes that help disadvantaged people get into work. In 2022, the facilities management provider laid out its five-year Social Value Strategy that aims to support the communities in ...

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G4S placing greater emphasis on social recruitment

G4S Secure Solutions (UK) has become a founder member of the Social Recruitment Advocacy Group, which places greater emphasis on the recruitment of people who are disadvantaged in the labour market. Social recruitment is an approach to hiring that positively ...

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UK construction delivering increased social value for communities

The third annual Social Value in Construction Benchmarking Report, produced jointly by social value measurement and monitoring platform Social Value Portal and SCAPE, one of the UK’s leading public sector procurement authorities shows that £1.08 billion social value was generated ...

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