whatimpact in the press

Check out different articles, opinion pieces and interviews about social value news in the UK press. Our CEO, Tiia Sammallahti, is a thought-leader in the space and we have articles ranging from the importance of including third sector & charity voices in social value, to the value of a holistic social value strategy for companies all the way to the legislation changes and their impact on the functioning of local authorities.

For any press queries please email auni@whatimpact.com

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Can technology measure the ‘S’ in ESG?

The ‘S’ in ESG is a hot topic and the world is trying to make sense of it with turning it into numbers. One can surely calculate monetary value for social value, but only when the difference being made is known and validated. This means we need to know the progress made through action – this requires qualitative information. After having this data and evidence, we can speak about numbers.

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Realising true social value in construction

Throughout the changes in legislation,  companies in the construction industry have been making the of social value. There are still challenges that remain in bidding, delivering and reporting and whatimpact proposes potential solutions to these.

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Now’s not the time for the UK to roll back on social value

The UK Government’s Social Value Act Enhancement (Procurement Policy Note 06/20) faces many challenges and whatimpact.com suggests new procurement practices and systems to achieve the full potential of the Social Value Act.

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How small businesses can deliver impactful & meaningful social value

Small businesses and micro companies are traditionally active contributors to their local communities and they often differentiate themselves from bigger players through product innovation, locality and their social mission to make a difference.

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Third Sector Article Bank

We have written multiple articles for Third Sector all about the role of charities in social value.

  • Social value is top of the agenda for 2022, so how can charities benefit?
  • How attractive is your charity to CSR partners?
  • Is your charity missing out on the opportunities of the Social Value Act?
  • Bridging the supporter-recipient gap: five ways charities can get the right help from businesses
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Not just a government requirement, a shared social responsibility

Building and Facilities News chose us as their social value solution company of the month.

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How to abide by the updated Social Value Act, whilst growing your company’s CSR programmes.

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In Conversation With whatimpact: Understanding the New Requirements of the Social Value Act

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Launch of AI matchmaking platform to connect IT companies & charities under new Social Value Act

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AI matchmaking platform to connect insurance companies and charities

UK based AI matchmaking platform whatimpact has launched to connect insurance companies and charities to help implement CSR programmes in line with the new requirements in the Social Value Act (SVA).

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Launch of AI matchmaking platform to connect tech companies and charities under new Social Value Act

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AI matchmaking platform helps companies & charities connect under new Social Value Act

An AI matchmaking platform has launched to connect companies and charities to help implement CSR programmes in line with the new requirements in the Social Value Act, which requires all companies that bid for public contracts to present a social value delivery plan and to report back on their social value impact every quarter.

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Launch Of AI Matchmaking Platform To Connect Companies And Charities

An AI matchmaking platform called ‘whatimpact’ has launched in order to connect companies and charities, and help implement CSR programmes in line with the new requirements in the Social Value Act (SVA).

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whatcharity CEO, Tiia Sammallahti, interviewed for BBC Radio 4

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whatcharity CEO, Tiia Sammallahti, interviewed for Sky News

 

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whatcharity CEO, Tiia Sammallahti, interviewed for London Live TV

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All about social value

Our thoughts on the latest developments in the social value space from rethinking private and third sector interaction to bridging the gap between companies & local authorities in the implementation of the Social Value Act Enhancement, PPN 06/20

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