Over the past few years both World Vision and The Partnering Initiative have engaged in and contributed to the global dialogue and practice on multistakeholder platforms and partnerships – including as part of the post-2015 process. World Vision and The Partnering Initiative believe multi-stakeholder platforms, particularly at the national level, have an essential role in the delivery of Agenda 2030 […]
Wednesday May 11, 2016, Hanoi, Vietnam Inclusive businesses provide goods, services and livelihoods to people living at the base of the economic pyramid (BOP). By bringing the most vulnerable into the value chain of companies’ core business, inclusive business can play a key role in sustainably contributing to the achievement of the SDGs. For companies, […]
Partnerships: why are they necessary and why are they hard, for inclusive business results? Thurs 28th April at 6:30pm Delhi | 4pm Nairobi | 2pm London | 9am New York Why are partnerships typically so fundamental to effective inclusive business strategies? And why are they so difficult in practice? What are the different types of […]
At the heart of every partnership lies a paradox, an inherent contradiction that cannot be ignored in the process of building a successful collaboration. A primary goal of cross-sector partnership is to bring together organisations with different but complementary attributes and to achieve something together that neither organisation can achieve independently.
Like many other regions, East Africa has been facing an ever increasing number of humanitarian crises, which have put an increasing strain on responders. As part of the ongoing efforts to bolster the effectiveness of the emergency response system in the region, the humanitarian community, in collaboration with business partners and the Government of Kenya, launched the […]