Innovation is a key feature of the SIA’s mandate and will build on the Social Investment Unit and Social Sector Strategy’s work to help social sector agencies deliver the right services to New Zealanders in need, at the time it will help them the most.
While agencies will have responsibility for implementing social investment, the SIA’s mandate includes:
Our Interim Chief Executive Dorothy Adams reports to the Minister Responsible for Social Development - Hon Carmel Sepuloni. (external link)
A new Social Investment Board (SIB) was initiated on 1 July 2017, replacing the Social Sector Board.
Made up of the Chief Executives of the Ministries of Education, Health, Justice and Social Development, the SIB will have an independent chair.
The SIB will report to the Minister Responsible for Social Investment.
We use data and evidence to inform how we can best improve the lives of New Zealanders by investing in what is known to create the best results.
A diverse, yet like-minded, group of passionate individuals have teamed up to form the SIA.
These are the values that are important to us, and inform how we operate.
The social sector supports all New Zealanders by investing in their education, health and wellbeing.
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