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?
A key trend that will continue over this 10-year period is providing care in the right places – so rather than people seeking help through hospital admissions the focus is on effective support at home and in care homes.
Social enterprises reinvest the majority of the profits they make back into the business to deliver more of their social or environmental purpose. social enterprises are a way of doing business and not a particular legal structure.
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.