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What does Social Value mean to you? Sandy Kilpatrick As a songwriter, my sense of social value is driven by the sense of elevation and hope that my songs can create in people and by how I can be of use to my fellow human beings. I do this by finding inspiration in nature and delivering my findings to the listener. Songs have a tremendous social value in that they can awaken us spiritually or politically, or simply make us dance, and they also have the power to Songwriter Scotland | Portugal

unite people across race, age, colour or religion. In this respect, we should be reminded how important the planet is to us, and how important we all are to each other.

Sudhir Kumar Sinha

Sudhir Kumar Sinha CEO & Chief Coach Centre for Sustainability and Responsibility Inc., India

‘Social Value’ is the by-product of rich traditions, culture, and socio-economic progress of a pluralistic society. Principally, social values enable citizens and institutions of all types to safeguard fundamental rights and equality, preserve and strengthen democracy, ensure religious and racial harmony and set out customary laws for good governance. Social value, therefore, plays a significant but implicit role in the governance of public and private entities, and facilitates them to strengthen and maximize inherent virtues and qualitative indicators of development such as happiness, wellbeing, inclusion and empowerment. Social value is also about preserving a balance between development and the environment.

Paola Torres Castañeda

There is a strategy of social value that I show in the classroom to students. It is teaching them to be responsible with their environment, with their life and with the people who make them better every day. I have learned from them that the best way to contribute to

Individual Responsibility, University communication teacher, S.L.P., México

the community is by demonstrating that sustainability is not a fashionable issue; but rather it is about attending to the needs that as a community concern us.

Xueying (Laurel) Zhang I think the meaning of social value is that people act in their best capacity to provide value to society, adding their skills, knowledge to contribute to society in their profession, in return, they receive other’s Solicitor and the Head of China at Sherrards Solicitors LLP, UK

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respect and trust, which fulfil their self-achievement as a useful individual to society.

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Social Value and Intangibles Review February 2017  

CCEG Social Value & Intangibles Review (SVIR) – February 2017 Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise and Governance journal on Social Impact and...

Social Value and Intangibles Review February 2017  

CCEG Social Value & Intangibles Review (SVIR) – February 2017 Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise and Governance journal on Social Impact and...

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