**Join us for a live online debate Thursday 20th February, 2.30pm GMT** Cross-sector or public-private partnerships for development have never been higher up both the business and the international development community agendas. Every major international process, whether the Rio+20 World Summit, the High Level Panel report on the post-2015 Development Goals, or the UN’s SDG […]
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The Partnering Initiative (TPI) and Business Fights Poverty would like to invite you to a live, online discussion that poses the question ‘How can we systematically drive the engagement of business as a partner in development?’ Thursday 20th February 2014, 2:30pm GMT / 9:30am EST/ 8pm IST. As the post-2015 development architecture is being debated and put in […]
The field of partnership development is significantly constrained by the lack of a shared vocabulary. Creating stronger understanding of the key terms of the debate – and strengthening the ability of people to act as interlocutors – will enhance opportunities, reduce misunderstandings and lead to more effective outcomes.
by Dave Prescott The roadmap for business engagement in partnership, being launched at GPEDC in Mexico in April, is based on a series of linked propositions. These draw on a recent BAA / Harvard CSRI / TPI report, and they have been refined during the roadmap interview process. In this blog article we are inviting feedback and challenge on […]
As part of the roadmap for systematically engaging business as a partner in development, we would like to set out a vision for a collaborative society that is so compelling that it acts as an inexorable draw for organisations to aspire to. There is value in taking a step back from the nuts and bolts of partnership and reminding ourselves what it is that we are trying to achieve over the long term.