Civitas properties are designed to impact directly the lives of people who are able to benefit from the secure, long term housing. In addition Civitas, as part of its broader financial and operational reporting, provides regular commentary, on the positive social impact that results from the investments that have been made.
Civitas is an “Authentic Impact Investor” according to the International Finance Corporation Principles for Impact Management.
A recent independent study confirms Civitas created total Social Value of £127 million in the year to 31st March 2021 including £76m of direct cost savings for the public purse. The Social Value assessment involves two discrete measures:
1. Resident wellbeing
2. Savings to the public purse