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Read all of the latest ASVB news from behind the scenes and in the media.
And if you have a good news story about using the ASVB, we'd love to share it, so please get in touch!

New Zealand Treasury adopts Wellbeing Focus

NZ Government to lead world in measuring success with wellbeing measures Published by Stuff NZ- Laura Walters 1 February 2018 New Zealand plans to be the first in the world to measure its success against...

Posted 13 Feb 2018

Lendlease – Paying it Forward with the ASVB

With a vision to create the best places for people both now and in the future, it makes perfect sense that Lendlease would be amongst the first of the large corporations to start using the...

Posted 11 Dec 2017


What is Wellbeing Valuation, and why use it?

The ASVB uses a method called Wellbeing Valuation (WV) to convert the value of social outcomes into dollar terms. But what is Wellbeing Valuation, and why do we use it? In general, wellbeing can be...

Posted 27 Sep 2017


Why Use Cost-Benefit Analysis?

The ASVB Value Calculator uses Cost-Benefit Analysis to calculate the social impact created by an activity as this is the approach recommended in government guidelines across the OECD. The Australian Government is “committed to the use...

Posted 25 Aug 2017


New Zealand Treasury Signs Up to the ASVB

Alliance Social Enterprises is pleased to announce that it has signed an ASVB User Licence agreement with NZ Treasury. The ASVB Primary Values have been converted for NZ Treasury so that they are relevant within...

Posted 01 Aug 2017


ASVB Wins SIMNA Change Maker Award

Alliance Social Enterprises has won the Change Maker in Social Impact Measurement Award, at the recent 2017 SIMNA Awards, for the development of the Australian Social Value Bank (ASVB). It was such an honour to be recognised by...

Posted 26 Jul 2017


Online Tool to Measure Value of CSR and NFP Work

Published by ProBono Australia – Lina Caneva 20April 2017 The way Australian businesses measure the impact of their CSR strategies and charities measure their social outcomes will have a broader focus in 2017 with the...

Posted 23 Apr 2017

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Corporate Social Responsiblity shake up

New social impact model aims to disrupt the sector. Published by Third Sector – Gali Blacher 19 April 2017 The way Australian businesses measure the impact of their CSR strategies is set to receive a...

Posted 19 Apr 2017

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