Using social value


Directing social value provisions of contracts to supporting digital inclusion.

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Status: Completed

Introduction


This project was part of LOTI’s Digital Inclusion Innovation Programme, which aims to use innovative methods to design and scale initiatives that support digitally excluded Londoners who have been left particularly vulnerable during the Covid pandemic.

Our initial objective was about helping boroughs leverage value from contracts and direct social value contributions to enable digital inclusion provision locally.

However, based on borough priorities and needs, we pivoted to looking at digital solutions that may help increase the uptake of digital inclusion opportunities offered by suppliers as part of procurement.

 

Collaborators


Project Timeline


12/01/2022

Impact Tool Presentation

In this session, we learned about the use of the Impact Tool in evaluating the impact from social value contributions and how Havering council plan on using the tool as part of their projects.

15/12/2021

Infosys: Springboard Platform Presentation

In this session, we learned about the Infosys: Springboard platform – a free, online digital skills training solution. Check out the video for more information.

23/11/2021

Social Value Portal Presentation

In this session, we learned about how the Social Value Portal can be used for social value measurement and reporting. Check out the video for more information.

11/11/2021

Social Value Exchange presentation

Dan Ebanks shared details of their Match My Project, a tool that helps organisations channel resources towards community projects delivering local priorities.

An Introduction To MatchMyProject Summer 2021 V1.0 LOTI

Project Kick-off