Social Value and Social Impact: Understanding the Differences

Today, there is an increasing focus on the impact that businesses have on society and the environment. This has led to the development of two key concepts: social value and social impact. These two terms are often used interchangeably, but it’s important to understand the differences between them. Social value refers to the positive impact […]

There’s no accounting for Social Impact

As the world turned its sights on Social Impact, demonstrated by businesses and companies in the last year or two, and the term ESG (Environmental Social Governance) became commonplace, businesses have started to build this into their new plans. Why?  Because Investors and lenders were demanding evidence of activity  Customers and consumers insisted […]

Social Impact or Social Unrest?

I look around at the myriad of pressures on society this month, ranging from the ever-higher home energy costs, car fuel costs, rising food prices, interest rate increases, and the apparent widening of the divide between those who can afford to live through this period, and those who will need help, and probably need to […]