Insights

Hats off to the RICS on social value. But we need to go further.

The RICS’ recent article on social value in the built environment is a good sign that industry attitudes are evolving, but it also highlights big holes in our collective thinking. Here we look at the positives in the piece and what’s missing, and outline what we think are the right steps for filling these holes and enhancing the impact of social value across the industry.

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Environmental Justice and Social Value

One year ago, The Lancet published the findings of its Commission on Pollution and Health. The …

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It’s Time to Find New Ways of Investment to Create Sustainable Development

It’s been a while since the Financial Times (October 16th, 2017) reported that the UK …

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Our Pioneering Report on How Property can be used to Generate Lasting Societal Value

March  2018 saw us complete our work on a report written in association with International …

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Why can’t our planning regime deliver the places that people deserve?

There have been many attempts to define the components that together make up places that …

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