COVID-19 is the gravest immediate threat to countries across the globe. An all-of-society, collaborative response is essential at every level: from international cooperation through to individuals in their communities. A think piece by TPI Executive Director, Darian Stibbe. Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is the widest and fastest-spreading public health emergency for a century and has thrown […]
Q&A with Darian Stibbe, Executive Director, The Partnering Initiative. The Sustainable Development Goals have ignited the growth of a wide range of new development partnerships, from international networks to community-led multi-stakeholder alliances. One country in particular is standing out above the crowd in recognising the need for transformative partnerships: Kenya. So this country was a great […]
How do we overcome silos to build far more holistic and transformational partnerships that can span across the social, environmental, and economic divide? by Darian Stibbe, Emma Darroch and Hina West The launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) heralded a new era in approaches to business sustainability and international development. The core of the […]
Partnerships are at the very heart of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and play an increasingly important role in driving results in disaster preparedness, resilience and humanitarian programmes. We partner, perhaps based on our instinct that aligning and combining our resources with others yields greater impact than what we can achieve alone. However, despite the […]
Does the cost and complexity of partnerships mean that most organisations should focus more, and collaborate less…? Partnerships can be costly and complex, and often they don’t deliver their intended goals, but this is not because there is anything inherently wrong with the approach. The usual problem with partnerships is that they are too rarely used effectively.