Thank you to everyone who attended The Future of Social Value Conference. We looking forward to working with you in the year ahead.

All sessions from the event are available to watch.

Curated by HACT and NHC, powered by Resource, and sponsored by Sovereign, the future of social value conference 2022 included sessions on social value, sustainability and ESG, social value and procurement, social value and health, as well as an exclusive preview of the new HACT Hub featuring the expanded and enhanced UK Social Value Bank.

How we can help

Following the conference, HACT can help you measure, monitor and maximise your social value.

Social Value Training

Date: Thursday 23 March
Time: 10:00 - 13:00

Open to those from all industries, both within and outside of the housing sector, join us for our online introduction to measuring your social value, and learn a robust and clear way to include social value to your work, and how to effectively measure and demonstrate your social impact.

Register here

Community Insight: Free Demo and Census 2021 download

Date: Anytime

Community Insight is a simple, online tool which uses location-specific data to help you better focus your resources.

It doesn’t just overlay your stock on top of data maps, it allows you to define neighbourhoods (quite literally, by drawing on a map), report on them and compare them to your other neighbourhoods and communities.

Book a free demo for February and get a free Census 2021 download

Social Value Services

Not only do our tools help you measure the value you bring, but our services support these outcomes to enhance decision-making and increase the impact you make. Social value should be viewed as a transformational activity, rather than just a transactional one. We can help you go that next step.

  • Social value reports
  • Certification
  • Framework
  • Procurement advice
  • Health check
  • Discovery

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Social Value and sustainability

The importance of social value and sustainability is clear – with the growth of ESG funding requirements, organisations are required to look beyond the financial cost and consider how the services they deliver or commission might drive positive economic, social and environmental impact.

Procurement legislation and the implications for social value

Over the last decade, social value has played an increasingly important role in procurement. With the introduction of recent legislation around social value and procurement, what are the implications for contractors, suppliers and tendering organisations.

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Panel Session – 10 years on from the Social Value Act, what have we learnt, what are the challenges and how will we meet them?

As knowledge and understanding of social value matures, our panel will reflect on their experience over the past ten years. Have the challenges of the past been met? And what more can we do to overcome them in the future, within and across the social housing sector?

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The Social Value roadmap: The What, The How and the Hub!

HACT has been pioneering social value since 2012. As we approach the completion of phase 1 of our social value roadmap, we share what the new UK Social Value Bank will contain, and what comes next in our use case development. We also preview what the future of Social Value will look like when digitised.

How the NHS is approaching and embedding social value

The importance of social value and being an anchor institution is increasing across the NHS, from tackling health inequalities to fighting climate change, and ethical procurement to equal opportunity and wellbeing. Find out how NHS trusts have been approaching social value and successfully implementing changes across their organisations.

Slides available to download

Social Value through development and regeneration

How can you build social value into every aspect of your regeneration scheme, from selecting your Joint Venture Partner, to contractual requirements to resident engagement? We’ll hear from speakers who have successfully created a social value framework into a groundbreaking London regeneration projects, including using resident consultation, and how the framework has been embedded as part of the long term 15 year strategy.

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Connect with Speakers

Babu Bhattacherjee

Director of Communities and Neighbourhoods at Poplar HARCA

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Rebecca Rees

Partner - Head of Public Procurement at Trowers & Hamlins

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George Greaves

Service Delivery Director at The Positive Transformation Group

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Roisin Mayfield

Social Value Manager, Teviot Estate

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Shelley Brough

Head of Integrated Commissioning at Cheshire East Council

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Matt Buckham

Communities Director, Sovereign

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Colette Humphrey

Social Impact Manager at Wythenshawe Community Housing Group

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Mark Chadwick

Director of Business Services, Fusion 21

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Paula Hines

Head of Region at Peabody

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