Embedding Social Value

Date: Tuesday 19th September 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Location: Beever & Struthers, One Express, 1 George Leigh Street , , M4 5DL
Cost: Free
Equality, Diversity & Inclusivity
Member Event

Join us for our upcoming member's lunch that will revolutionise the way you perceive and incorporate social values within your organisation.  We will embark on a transformative journey, exploring how embedding social values can fuel success in every facet of your business.

In this dynamic discussion, we will delve deep into the theory and operational application of social value. Gain invaluable insights from a diverse panel of experts, representing the public sector, private sector, SMEs, social value facilitators, and project managers.

Together, we will navigate the ever-evolving world of social value, unlocking the keys to successfully deploying it within your teams for maximum impact. Discover innovative strategies, proven methodologies, and best practices that can propel your organisation to new heights of excellence.

Through interactive discussions, and real-life case studies, you will witness the tangible benefits that embracing social values can bring to your business. Uncover how integrating social value seamlessly into your operations can enhance brand reputation, attract and retain top talent, foster customer loyalty, and create a positive societal impact.

But this event is more than just a seminar; it's an unparalleled networking opportunity. Connect with like-minded professionals, forge powerful alliances, and tap into a network of individuals who are passionate about driving positive change. Exchange ideas, share experiences, and form collaborations that can pave the way for a future where social value becomes the cornerstone of every organisation's success.

About the Speakers:

Donald Moore Chair - One+All

Donald Moore is chair of One+All an SME in Stockport. Established in 1935 it became employee owned in 2015 and a B Corp in 2020 – best for the world (top 5%) for workers. He is an advocate for the real living wage, good employment, poverty and business for good.

Kelly Godfrey Social Value, ESG & Sustainability -

I lead the social value, sustainability, and ESG activities for Hive Projects. With my previous experience in the commercial, government, and higher education sectors, I oversee our social value, sustainability, and ESG activity across the portfolio while actively working on client-side projects, consulting on policy, and developing tangible delivery strategies.

I am genuinely interested in promoting equality in employment, and have actively participated in projects aimed at bridging gender gaps in terms of employability, pay, and accessibility.

Lizz Lee Head of Social Value - Advance Social Value

Lizz heads up Advance Social Value; An approachable Consultancy providing bespoke social value support for public & private sector.

With a background in Bid Management, Social Housing, social value delivery and more recently; procurement, Lizz offers a varied skill set with a down to earth approach.

Adam Cochrane Head of Operations - Compliance chain

Adam looks after all operations and continuous development for Compliance Chain software, with a goal to simplify software in the construction industry.

Compliance Chain allows public and private sector organisations to create and manage projects, with the ability to submit KPI and Social Value delivery plans.

Kat Brown Social Impact Project Manager - Bruntwood

Kat has a passion for driving better social and environmental performance and looking at the way we think, collaborate and drive positive change with lasting impact. Having worked and trained in civil engineering and stakeholder management within the built environment, Kat advises, manages and delivers Social value and ESG programmes for clients within the construction and real estate industry.

Kat is an advocate for representation in STEM, innovation and transformation in the sector and has held a number of committee and chair roles across industry, policy and networking groups. Over the last 4 years, the development and mainstreaming of ESG,Kat has supported businesses to elevate social value up the priority list, whilst understanding the commercial challenges and risks that are associated.

Geraldine Finn Marketing & Business Development Director - Beever and Struthers

I’m Geraldine and look after all things marketing and business development related. From branding to business relationships, I try to cover all bases.  My team and I make sure that #teambeevers are represented in the best way and in all the right places.

With over 20 years of experience, I enjoy working with like-minded individuals who are keen to engage, grow and ensure their business is a sustainable one.  I love the work I do with clients around social value and community projects, and not forgetting the time I spend with students in my role as Enterprise Advisor at a secondary school in Lancashire.

Simon Lewis Partner & Chair of Brabners’ Sustainability, Environmental Green Group - Brabners LLP

Simon is a Partner at Brabners, the purpose-led independent law firm. Alongside supporting businesses to achieve their goals through his corporate law expertise, Simon is the chair of Brabners’ Sustainability, Environmental & Green Group (SEGG). In this role, he leads on driving Brabners forward in all aspects of sustainability, helping it to deliver on its purpose — to bring about positive change.

Simon led Brabners’ efforts to become the UK’s largest law firm — and the first outside London — to achieve B Corp status and embed the ‘triple bottom line’ framework to balance people and planet with profit.

Interested In The Event?

If you’re interested in attending, you can book online here.

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