LB Brent is developing a single delivery plan for social value that connects diverse initiatives. Hailey Sockalingam and Jasel Nandha find out how placemakers are creating social value for young people in Brent. At our recent roundtable discussion, speakers from LB Brent and its partner organisations explained how successful social … Read more
How is social value delivered in the built environment, and is it having a meaningful impact? We asked a group of social value experts and here’s what they said. Five clear themes emerged at the launch of our new research programme, Unlocking Social Value, including the need to consider value … Read more
Future of London is delighted to announce property developer Linkcity as a new partner and co-sponsor of our major programme for 2023 on social value. Linkcity works across sectors including regeneration, mixed-use, student accommodation and residential projects. The developer is currently involved in delivering several major projects for Future of … Read more
The cost-of-living crisis means creating real social value has never been more important. Now the built environment sector must work harder to deliver meaningful interventions for young people and their local communities. Social value should benefit everyone – but young people are currently missing out. A quarter of the UK … Read more
Reflecting on the past two years, it’s clear we need holistic, integrated solutions that put people at the heart of our thinking about the built environment. Through their Building Communities strategy, Countryside are taking a whole systems approach to improving the way they work with communities, to maximise social value in their projects and build sustainable, thriving places.
London’s intensifying needs, budget constraints and charged public mood are driving increasingly defined requirements for social value within the procurement process. Seven years on from the Social Value Act, there’s significant variance in the approaches to and strength of uptake, with authorities in the Midlands and the North leading the … Read more