East Africa is undergoing a drastically changing humanitarian landscape, resulting in a complexity that cannot be addressed by traditional humanitarian actors alone. With the need for more, and more urgent, action, World Vision hosted a roundtable on 27th August 2015, bringing together UN agencies, NGOs, companies, WV staff and refugee community members. The event, the second in a series […]
Archives for 2015
Darian Stibbe, TPI’s Executive Director, has been honoured by the Annual Review of Social Partnerships (ARSP) as a ‘Thexis Leader’ who has “inspired the international community through their cross-sector research and practice” The ARSP journal, dedicated to the theory and practice of collaboration as key to solving social problems, has marked its 10th year with a special celebratory issue announcing the […]
In Tanzania, the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania is driving the systemic change necessary to enhance food security and nutrition, inclusiveness and green growth. By 2030, it aims to bring 350,000 hectares of land into profitable production, transition 100,000 small-scale farmers into commercial farming, create 420,000 new employment opportunities, and, ultimately, lift 2 million people out of poverty.
The delivery of the Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals) will require an unparalleled level of collaborative action between business, government, the UN, NGOs and civil society. For cross-sector / multi-stakeholder partnerships to fully deliver on their potential, a number of essential ‘building blocks’ must be in place to scale up their use, quality and impact. […]
Business Call to Action Annual Forum 2015, NYC Breakfast Session – September 24th, 2015, 8:30 – 9:45am The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) emphasize working with business to carry out an ambitious agenda for people, prosperity, peace and the planet. Some of the most innovative approaches to harnessing business for social impact have come from domestic companies and large corporates […]