Rethinking Social Value

What is the social value opportunity and how can Public Services measure it?

The importance of social value

It is a question that public service organisations of all kinds are considering. We've been taking views from our clients in the public and not-for-profit sectors on how social value is defined, delivered and its impact on communities.

Social Value Reports

Our report: Rethinking social value: unlocking resources to improve lives focuses on:

  • The opportunities around social value
  • Leadership, communication, and building support
  • Case studies highlighting innovative approaches in charities, not-for-profits and private sector partnerships
  • How to measure the impact of social value

While our Social Value: a priority for housing associations reveals:

  • the methods used to measure social value
  • the importance of social value to the current government
  • the reputation of the sector for providing social value

If you would like further information on our research, findings or work in the Public Sector, please email: 

The PDF reports can be downloaded below.


Mazars Social Value Report
Social Value in Housing