Social Value Awards 2017

Nominations for Social Value Awards 2017: open now

Nominations are now open for the Social Value Awards 2017. These awards recognise and celebrate good practice in commissioning and providing social value.

The categories are:

  • Social Value Leadership Award for an Organisation
  • Social Value Leadership Award for an Individual
  • Promoting and Mainstreaming Social Value Act Award
  • Driving Value for Money Award

Nominate a person or organisation for the award here

or download the application form here and submit to nancy.towers@socialenterprise.org.uk 

Deadline for nominations is 9th January 2017

Winners will be announced at the Social Value Summit on 8th February 2017 -  find out more and buy your ticket here

CRITERIA 

Self nominations are accepted. Please contact nancy.towers@socialenterprise.org.uk if you have any further questions.

Category 1

Social Value Leadership for an Organisation

An organisation that has demonstrated leadership in its commissioning of or delivery of social value.

Criteria:

  • An organisation that goes beyond the requirements of the Social Value Act
  • Evidence that social value has influenced the broader work of the organisation and the sector they work in
  • Evidence of creative and innovative use of social value
  • Evidence that social value outcomes are making a difference

Category 2

Promoting and Mainstreaming the Social Value Act Award

Any organisation doing work that promotes the uptake of the Social Value Act

Criteria:

  • Social value at heart of business strategy
  • Proactive about sharing own learning and experiences related to social value
  • Demonstrates the use of social value in achieving their own objectives 
  • Supports others to understand strategic importance of social value

Category 3

Social Value Leadership Award for an Individual

An individual who has worked to further the use of social value within their own organisation and/or more broadly, as a champion and advocate.

Criteria:

  • Instrumental in leading and engaging others in social value
  • Demonstrates dedication to social value and the role it can play in their organisation/sector
  • Evidence of pioneering social value as approach for others to adopt

Category 4

Driving Value for Money

Any business or organisation that has made or contributed to savings being made/generated significant additional value for their community by their use of social value.

Criteria:

  • Able to articulate and evidence the value of the social/environmental outcomes that have been achieved
  • Evidence that they are leading the way in communicating and demonstrating their social value