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:

Tristone capital
Volker Wessels UK
Yorkshire Water
Met Office
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bristol Airport
British Land
Coventry Building Society
FCC Environment
Gardiner and Theobald
City of london
Laing O Rourke
NHS Property Service
Reed in Partnership

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
  • Built in auditing
  • 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

“As an SME, Thrives definitely give us an advantage. I feel that we’re are a step ahead within our bids. We’re now able to use Thrive to extract all that data, values, photos and evidence and put those within our bids”.

Victoria Rutherford
T&B Contractors

Daragh Todd

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

Social Value – a Glossary

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


Find Social Value in your Business

Did you know that your existing activities may be creating social value? Before you embark on creating new social value strategies, we show you how to identify opportunities within your existing business and what to do with what you uncover.



Data Capture & Storytelling

Bring to life the difference you make, with our market-leading data collection functionality. Easily collect qualitative and quantitative data from all internal staff and suppliers.


Dashboards & Reporting

Tailor your reporting to meet your organisation’s needs. Display your data in a range of engaging ways, for any stakeholder, including creating branded reports.


Reporting Frameworks

The Impact Evaluation Standard (IES) can come built in to the Thrive platform. Or, add other reporting frameworks to meet bespoke client or corporate reporting requirements.

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


    “Thrive is the perfect partner to help us demonstrate our social legacy and drive the social value agenda. They have a unique combination of being user-friendly, having the ability to effortlessly capture data across both our business and throughout our supply chain, as well as providing robust and credible metrics and having the flexibility to support our various customer requirements.”

    Lisa Sanders

    Group Head of Social Sustainability

    Kier Group

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