The Social Value Tsunami is on its way, are you ready?

With Social Value now becoming monetised, both in Government, Local Government and now in the business supply chains, what can we learn? The larger Enterprise businesses already report on their Social Value activities, both Environmental and Community focus, and provide written and published statements Like GDPR before it, Social Value will cascade down the supply […]

Like a baby, born with no teeth, the attributes of Social Value

Social Value was first described as CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and then ESG (Environmental Social Governance) and were a “nice to have” It provided companies with the framework to describe their actions that supported others, driven by good will, philanthropy, and a desire to expand both leader’s egos and marketing footprints Then came the Social […]

Is it Levelling up our Economy or our Society?

Political leaders are currently pushing the message of “Levelling Up” our economy. For too long, they say, the divide between the South of England, and the rest of the UK has deteriorated and widened. Quite right too, that the distribution of infrastructure and government spending needs to be allotted fairly across the regions and the population However, I […]

Investors In Community Newsletter – Issue Seven

In this newsletter we’re sharing a few different ideas for giving back to your community over Christmas, revealing the true meaning behind Boxing Day, encouraging people to get fun projects and fundraisers on the platform, and of course we share some fantastic charities looking for your support this month! How To Give Back To Your Community […]

Investors In Community Newsletter – Issue Six

In this newsletter we’re sharing stories about; the generosity of the city of Sheffield, all about our Responsible Virtual Christmas Parties, 100 Fundraising ideas for every fundraiser, James Timpsons excellent Times article, success stories from Wakefield, and of course we share some fantastic charities looking for your support this month!   Donations in Sheffield on […]

How To Give Back To Your Community This Christmas

Christmas really is the most wonderful time of year for some, but for some people Christmas is cold, lonely and a time of great struggle. In light of this, Investors In Community decided to take action and encourage people to get back into the True Spirit of Christmas and give back to those in need. […]

Donations in Sheffield on the Investors In Community platform hits 22k!

Sheffield is often named as Britain’s friendliest city, but did you know ‘Sheffielders’ are also generous? Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the charity sector has been hit hard these past few years, with so many seeing donations and funding disappear almost overnight as lockdown was enforced and events were cancelled. At the same time, however, […]

Investors In Community Newsletter – Issue Five

In this newsletter we’re sharing stories about; the importance of food banks in Wakefield and how they provide access to food to families in need.  We share about Kendal Torchlight Carnival who would appreciate your support to enable them to keep their Carnival running for the 52nd year! IIC interviews Thrive Law and Jodie Hill to […]

An interview with Jodie Hill – Founder and Managing Partner of Thrive Law.

You are taking the lead on measuring, tracking, and recording your social value impact through our platform – what led to this decision and is it engrained in your company cultures and values? We have been supporting local community initiatives around us for some time and helping specific charities in the mental health space, but […]

The Best Ways To Showcase Business Authenticity

Business authenticity is all about staying true to your identity, cause, and the people you serve – your customers and workforce!  Nowadays where misinformation is rife and consumer scepticism is constantly on the up, there is no better time to turn the erosion of trust into delivering a new gold standard. Business authenticity is the […]