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It’s 2016 – Time to Legislate Canadian Social Value Act: Part 2

As mentioned in the Part 1, governments’ desire to think holistically about “increased community capacity” and “multi-generational benefits” is at odds with ability to define and quantify the business of “social”. The common way of managing “impossible to quantify” using under- … Continue reading It’s 2016 – Time to Legislate Canadian Social Value Act: Part 2

It’s 2016 – Time to Legislate Canadian Social Value Act: Part 1

In 2012, the U.K. House of Commons granted royal ascent to a private member’s bill called the Social Value Act. The Act requested public commissioners to take into account “social values” — such as socio-economic or environmental well-being — when deciding about public service … Continue reading It’s 2016 – Time to Legislate Canadian Social Value Act: Part 1