Measure Social Value in Construction Projects

Thrive is the leading social value tool for the construction industry, endorsed by the largest UK contractors and government departments and Procurement Managers.

Measure your outputs, deliver your bids in line with PPN 06/20, capture your supply chain data and be confident in your numbers.

Thrive is trusted by purpose-driven organisations with a staff of 100 to 100,000+ including:

Cardiff Council logo
Tristone capital
Volker Wessels UK
Met Office
Coventry Building Society
Yorkshire Water
FCC logo
City of london

Procurement rules mean you need precise and accurate social value reporting.

Thrive help you get ahead of the crowd with clear social value outputs in your construction projects

Sometimes you need to convey more than just facts and figures. Thrive software enables you to present all your social, economic and environmental impact data in a cohesive and strategic way.

  • Built in auditing
  • Social value in bids
  • Automatic follow up for data collectors – including supply chain
  • Flexible reports and integration with in house systems
  • Estimators and forecasters built in as standard

With expertise across the private and public sector, Thrive can guide you and your supply chain through the journey of social value in the new procurement landscape.

Social Value Reporting

Making the social value element of the tender process easy. This module estimates, captures and reports on your organisation’s social value impact.

Impact Evaluation Standard

The ONLY framework directly aligned with UK government’s Social Value Model and designed to help organisations measure and value their social value activities.

Thrive in Action

See how VolkerWessels UK use Thrive to revolutionise their social value delivery, which is now driving more engagement and more investment.

What Our Construction Customers Say

T&B Contractors

“Not only can we now demonstrate evidence of our social impact within our bids, but the ability to generate a project specific social value estimate in line with the Client’s requirements sets us apart at tender stage.”

Tess Banning
Walter Lilly

Daragh Todd

“Thrive have a unique combination of being user-friendly, effortlessly capturing data across our business and supply chain and providing robust, credible metrics to  support our varied customer requirements”.

Lisa Sanders
Kier Group

Emma Ward

“Thrive has been a real catalyst for change within VolkerWessels UK. Since the implementation of the system, we have seen a 300% increase in the number of projects capturing social value.”

Emma Ward
VolkerWessels UK

What is Social Value?

Social value means the sum total of all the positive effects deriving from an activity, project, or intervention of any kind.

In terms of the construction industry, it is the additional value you add to a contract, over and above the direct economic impact that a project has (i.e. the income/revenue it generates minus the cost of completing it). It is all those things you contribute to the community, the environment and your employees while also delivering a contract for your client.



Thrive social value software allows you to easily capture and quantify all of your social value activities – and those of your supply chain – so that you can easily demonstrate your commitments and your results in bids and contracts time and time again.


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Essential reading for your social impact journey

Social value in tenders

Your social value checklist

Once you have your social value strategies in place, use this handy checklist to make sure you are truly social value ready.

Are you contract ready

Are you contract ready?

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social value within business

Social value in your business

Before you start creating new social value strategies, see how to identify opportunities within your existing business.

Social Value Wording

Social value – a glossary

Make sure you understand the language of social value so you can communicate more effectively about your own strategies.

Ready to see a demo?

Let us show you how we can help your organisation Thrive

We can provide clarity around what other organisations, like you, are doing in relation to social value reporting.

Lets talk about what best looks like and how to work social value into your organisational strategies so that you can work in line with government guidelines.

Let us show you why our customers value Thrive.

    Still Have Questions?

    If you aren’t ready to talk to one of our team, you can find out more in our Frequently Asked Questions



    “From a commercial perspective I think that Thrive has definitely given us an advantage. Particularly as an SME, I feel that now we’re a step ahead within our bids. We are able to use the Thrive platform to extract all the data we need for social value questions – we can show values and photos and evidence and put those into our bids and I think that has been a real advantage.”

    Victoria Rutherford

    Bid Co-Ordinator

    T&B (Contractors) Ltd

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