Richard Davis, Director at Kier, and Richard Dickins, Managing Director at Social Value Business, join us in episode 45 of the ‘Changing Construction’ podcast, the podcast designed to help people in Construction address the big challenges they face and discuss the key themes across the industry, breaking down stigmas, bringing awareness to issues and challenges, and hear from those at the forefront of change. In this episode, we discuss achieving Social Value Quality Mark Level 2.
Episode 45: Richard Davis & Richard Dickins - Achieving Social Quality Mark Level 2
Richard Davis, Director at Kier, and Richard Dickins, Managing Director at Social Value Business, join us to discuss achieving Social Value Quality Mark Level 2. We chat about Kier’s journey, how you can measure Social Value Quality, and the benefits companies can see if they choose to make it a business priority. Topics include pledges during the bidding process, examples of what Kier does in achieving Social Value Quality Mark Level 2, standard measurements required for the future, how the audit works, and more.
About Richard Davis:
Richard joined Kier in 1988 as a site manager and he is now senior director responsible for supporting the future direction of the Regional Building business and aligning its objectives with the wider Group. With a career based in business and project performance, his current function has focused on establishing the Social Value proposition for the business that aligns with customer requirements. Richard with the support of the Social Impact managers across Kier has recently established the business strategy Responsible Business – Local Impact which focuses on leaving a positive footprint wherever Kier operates.
About Richard Dickins:
Richard is the Managing Director of the Social Value Business and founder of Social Value Quality Mark® and Total Value and considered a leading subject matter expert on Social Value in the UK. Richard draws upon over 20 years of cross-sector experience working with clients ranging from £1m to £5bn in turnover. Richard has built the Social Value Business on the belief that any organisation can be values-led and counts the Cabinet Office, Modern Gov, Local Authorities, Universities, PLC’s and National Charities amongst many clients that he has supported.
An author of 30+ impact and value reports with in-depth practical knowledge of Social Return on Investment, Local Multiplier, Social Audit and Accounting, Outcome Stars, Cost-Benefit Analysis and Cost Effectiveness; he has uncovered more than £1bn of hidden value for clients.
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