Breaking down social value barriers

Social value is playing an increasingly important part in public and private sector spending decisions. It’s therefore crucial that our industry makes understanding social value as clear and simple as possible.

That’s why we at the National Social Value Standard aim to make social value transparent, accessible, and affordable for the masses.

Why choose National Social Value Standard

Unrivalled metrics

Over 800 available metrics across all social, environmental and economic pillars

Unparallelled expertise

Four dedicated economists and a seven strong steering committee from across the industry

HMT Green Book aligned

All our proxy values are fully aligned with the HMT Green Book

to access

Use the SVS for free to forecast your social value activities via our friends at Loop

Accurate & reliable

SVS uses realistic, robust and accurate measures that you can trust implicitly

Providing social value metrics to some of The UK's biggest organisations

As one of the UK's leading social value frameworks, we are the chosen partner of many clients in the construction and infrastructure industry as well as social investment, professional services, and the public and third sector.

We’re available on two platforms.
Loop and the Rail Social Value tool.

You can also access
us through G-Cloud

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