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Report finds challenges and benefits for social supply chains

Research conducted by NEF Consulting has suggested investments in social enterprises yield significantly larger returns of social value compared to commercial investments. Social supply chains yield benefits In research commissioned by construction and development company Wates Group, NEF Consulting found… Read more »


RALEIGH: LONG-TERM BENEFITS OF IN-COUNTRY VOLUNTEERS

Following extensive research and first-hand interviews across Namibia and China, NEF Consulting and Raleigh International have released the findings of a study into the benefits of volunteering for participants in a long-running programme. The study found significant improvements to the… Read more »


Raleigh International: From Local Lives to Lasting Legacies

Raleigh International’s long-term effect on in-country volunteers Raleigh International’s (‘Raleigh’) mission is to create lasting change through youth. The organisational vision is of a world where the global community works together to build a sustainable future. Raleigh’s Expedition programme, which has been running for… Read more »


WILLIAM DAVIES

CONSULTANT T: + 44 (0) 207 820 6393 E: william.davies@nefconsulting.com William Davies is a consultant with NEF Consulting. His academic background is in sustainable development, environmental policy and natural resource management, especially in a coastal and marine context. His work… Read more »


Social Value Matters 2017

social value matters

This year’s Social Value International conference is being held in Istanbul against a backdrop of increasing inequality and global uncertainty. This year there is a focus on how we can use social impact data to drive innovation and ensure stakeholder… Read more »


Evaluating local partnerships in Uganda

NEF Consulting’s clients operate in a range of sectors and regions, and so do we. Emily Atkinson was recently in Uganda to conduct an evaluation for a development programme with local farming communities. Emily Atkinson, Consultant Recently I was lucky… Read more »


NHS Foundation Trust uses wellbeing metric

NEF Consulting worked with the Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust to develop an innovative wellbeing metric to measure the health and wellbeing of their staff.  The metric follows NEF’s National Accounts of Wellbeing methodology and is being used by the Trust in an… Read more »