14 August 2023 | Collaboration | Our Work

LCRIG led webinar will look at the importance of social value

A webinar which will look at the importance of delivering collaborative social value and the impact it can have on society is being delivered by the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG), in association with Colas.

Entitled ‘Rebooting social value’, the webinar will look at how far the highways sector has come in embedding social value and where the challenges still lie.

The event will take place on Monday 11th September at 11am with attendees invited to take part in a live Q&A session during the webinar. You can register for the event using the LCRIG webinar platform here.

When we think about social value and how to embed it into the highways sector, it is worth remembering that roads help communities to receive their day-to-day services, get people to the office, get young people to colleges and schools, provide an environment for active travel and help to support the economy.

Ultimately, they provide a universal service that is evolving all the time. The social value that is derived from this can only happen through collaboration.

Measuring and monitoring social value is another challenge but looking at Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) is not the only answer. The industry must look at how it can further showcase the personal stories and case studies and outcomes which highlight the true impact of social value.

Finally, what can be done if social value is not delivered when promised and what sort of punitive measures need to be in place to deter complacency?

As we enter the second decade since the introduction of the Social Value Act, it is now time to reboot and discover how to take social value to the next level.

Join us for this exciting webinar, where topics for discussion will include:

    • Maximising social value delivery through collaboration and consistency, getting the most out of it for communities
    • The true impact of social value
    • Getting social value into Business as Usual
    • Avoiding complacency when it comes to embedding social value
    • What next for social value?
    • How do we make the reboot happen?

The webinar will take place on 11 September at 11am and will be hosted on the LCRIG webinar platform. Look out for information about confirmed panellists in the next few days.


To sign up for the webinar, please register or sign in to the LCRIG webinar platform here and add the upcoming session entitled ‘Rebooting social value’ to My Webinars.

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