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Inputs are all the resources used/needed to accomplish social impact or social value. Social impact and social value are often used interchangeably, but a distinction should be drawn because when evaluating the impact, assumptions are made as to the value at a societal level. Some would argue this is merely semantics, but it is an important distinction, especially considering the subjective nature of social value generally. At the time of writing there is still no commonly agreed definition of social value.