Knowing you need an Impact Led Strategy is one thing; actually getting and implementing one is where the real fun starts. As a Social Entrepreneur, your purpose is not a job. It’s not even a career. It’s a way of life.
Value & Impact
So, you want to change the world with your business. Brilliant. You’re now in the top 9% of socially-focussed SMEs in the UK. Go you! However, being a social entrepreneur means there are a few extra things you need to think about that non-socents don’t.
As a Housing Association, your procurement processes have the power to create genuine and lasting social change. Chances are, you already have a policy for social value procurement gathering dust somewhere – but are you actually implementing it?
Social value describes the wider social, economic and environmental benefits that derive from an organisation’s work or from the commissioning of services or the purchasing of goods.