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Supporting buyers’ social value goals.
Providing social value is now a key priority for many buyers, as clients are increasingly factoring in buyers’ efforts to provide added value to local communities when awarding contracts.
Since the Public Services (Social Value) Act (SVA) came into force in 2013, both public and private sector clients across all industries have come to realise the benefits social value can bring to communities and construction companies alike.
At Constructionline, we know you need to be able to show that social value is a priority throughout your supply chain when you’re applying for contracts, so we make it simple for you to find suppliers that are aligned with your social value strategy.
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The UK Green Building Council (UKBC) categorises social value under three broad themes: jobs and economic growth; health, wellbeing and the environment; and strength of community.
What ‘social value’ means in practice is likely to change from one job to the next, as different clients will have different priorities when it comes to social value. For example, they might look for you to provide:
Our pre-qualification questionnaire now includes a range of questions specifically focused on social value, so you can see whether suppliers:
We help you to ensure your suppliers meet your social value standards by:
By making social value a priority within your organisation, and making sure that your suppliers are aligned with your goals, you can:
Would you like to find out how you can start searching for Social Value in your supply chain?
If you have any questions about how Constructionline can help your business to boost its social value credentials, or ensure that your suppliers are following suit, get in touch with our team.