The Tanker is turning: Progress for Social Value.

We have an opportunity to fully realise the potential of the built environment to invest, create and operate places that we all value; that are accessible and inclusive to everyone; that create opportunity, enable growth and (let’s face it) make us all that little bit happier.

October 8, 2020 0

The Social Value of Tech: CSR is dead.

Social Value has arrived and it is here to stay. Thankfully.  It has taken a lot of years and even more discussions and debates but finally the social value agenda is progressing and more and more businesses are embracing it.   But what is it exactly? What does it mean for your business? What questions are…
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March 30, 2021 0
5 Sustainability Capitals

Are the 5 Sustainability Capitals the Consistency We’ve Been Looking For?

As the CHY Social Value Open Surgery evolves we have begun discussing consistency in the way we design, deliver and measure social value outputs and outcomes.

May 11, 2020 1

Social Pariah to Social Butterfly?

As the country becomes a collective of social pariahs, is this our opportunity to become a social butterfly: dynamic, appealing and outward looking?

April 11, 2020 2

Open Surgeries – Join Us Online

In the forthcoming weeks we will be hosting a number of free open surgeries online and we invite you all to be a part of these.

April 6, 2020 2
Do We Need a Pan London Approach to Social Value

Do We Need a Pan-London Approach to Social Value?

Should there be a pan-London approach to social value. I think there should be and I’ll tell you why in this blog.

October 29, 2019 0
Delivering Real Social Value

Are We Afraid of Communities? Delivering Real Social Value

How do we deliver real social value in construction? Surely properly consulting the people who it will affect most would help. What don’t we do that?

October 6, 2019 0
Open Data

How Open Data Helps Social Value – Can Social Value be Objective?

Want to know how open data helps us evaluate social value? We need to tailor the social value requirements to each job we do, because the parameters are different deepening on a number of factors.

February 1, 2019 1
Construction Industry Feature

Construction Industry Late Payments – Are Tier One Contractors Blameless?

Andy Mitchell of the Construction Leadership Council stated “I don’t think there are many tier ones at all who are abusing the payment terms and delaying payments”. Is that correct?

October 26, 2018 0
Construction Industry Payment Terms

How Construction Industry Payment Terms Affect Social Value and Why We Have to Change Right Now

There is a tricky connection between construction industry payment terms and social value. We need to change the way we work, and we need to start now.

October 22, 2018 0