Effective collaboration isn't just about getting partnership right, but about getting the right partnership. In a world of opportunities, how do we select those that will deliver maximum value? Robust assessments, stronger selection criteria, and learning when to say 'no'... More
The Partnering Initiative is an independent not-for-profit at the forefront of driving innovative cross-sectoral collaborative action for a sustainable future.
Building the infrastructure, capacities and standards required to scale up collaboration globally as an essential mechanism to achieve business, societal and environmental prosperity
Action research pushing the boundaries of the theory and practice of partnering and the systems required to make partnerships happen at scale
Developing individuals’ professional competencies; building organisations’ partnering strategy, systems and culture; and supporting partnership development and review
Special UN sessions on partnering with business - UNGC Offices
Building Effective Partnerships for Development - 3 day training
The chemistry at the core of partnerships, often overlooked, is crucial to their health. Can the art of collaborative relationship-building be learned, or is it something that naturally emerges? We explore how this magical quality can be cultivated and supported. More
How can UN agencies partner effectively with the private sector? Come and join The Partnering Initiative, the Global Compact and UN colleagues for the first of a series of informal events to help you make the most of your partnering with business. More
Our flagship training course, Building Effective Partnerships for Development, develops the essential skills, knowledge and understanding for effective cross-sector partnering. Running in Oxford in October and on the road later this year... watch this space! More
TPI's mission is to unleash the power of partnership for a prosperous and sustainable future. It does this through cutting-edge action research, building individual and organisational capacity to partner with excellence, the development of partnering standards and building the platforms and structures globally required to mainstream collaboration.