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A new report by Social Value Lab has been launched. The report measures the social impact arising from Project Search in North Lanarkshire. Project Search is a ground-breaking initiative that has supported 15 young people with learning disabilities and provided them with a targeted programme of employment training and support in Wishaw General Hospital. The… Read more »

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A new research report by Social Value Lab has been released today which explores the scale, characteristics and contribution of social enterprises in Glasgow. Carried out on behalf of Glasgow Social Enterprise Network (GSEN), the research provides one of the most comprehensive analyses yet of what makes social enterprise tick and the contribution it makes…. Read more »

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Over the next two years Social Value Lab will be working closely with Macmillan Cancer Support as learning partner on the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Services @ Glasgow Libraries programme (MCISS). MCISS is a £2 million project which builds on the success of a pilot running from 2009 in north east Glasgow. This ground-breaking… Read more »

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In association with partners Morrow Gilchrist Associates and Creation Ltd, the team at the Lab will work on the design of a new social investment fund for Northern Ireland that will support the development of ethical asset investments (land, buildings, energy, etc.). The study will involve a number of steps on the ‘journey’ towards establishing… Read more »

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With partners, Social Value Lab has launched a major new initiative to encourage and support social and public service innovation in Scotland. Social Innovation Scotland is a collaborative venture that has been formed as a partnership between the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at Strathclyde University, Social Value Lab, and CEiS (Community Enterprise in Scotland). Having… Read more »