Partnering for a Better World
We promote and support multi-sector and multi-stakeholder partnerships to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals and improve humanitarian action.
partnering for good
We are here to help companies, governments and civil society partner better.
We are building a community of like-minded organisations that believe in the power of collaboration.
A better world, in which we see more collaboration and less isolation.
We believe that the fastest path to achieving the world we want by 2030 is by moving from short-term, small-scale partnership projects, to long-term, transformational, multi-stakeholder partnerships with the potential for scalable impact.
We partner for better partnerships
We are a social enterprise partnering with UN Agencies, academia, partnership experts and practitioners to build a greater understanding of partnerships for the SDGs. We convene partnering organisations around common challenges to overcome them and create opportunities.
Browse our Impact Stories gallery to find out the lessons, challenges and opportunities that come with partnerships.
News & Articles
Catch up with our latest news and articles and thought pieces from our team.
World leaders came together under the United Nations Assembly and established the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015. This was a great milestone achievement which meant there was finally a call for everyone to start making a difference.
Taking a look at the Financial Industry, which is one of the largest industries globally, one is curious as to how much of a difference this specific industry has made by meeting those SDGs. . Sadly, after researching, the progress since 2015 has been mainly on GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.
Here’s a conundrum for you. What does a cold warehouse in a Dutch seaport, a captivating dance performance, and a room filled with strangers have to do with partnering for the SDGs?
Let me show you. In 2012, a guest speaker appeared at one of our coastal community management classes, with a tale that allowed me my first sneak peek into the magic formula that underpins partnerships with impact. This was a tale of trust, communication and thinking free of silos.
The Covid-19 pandemic, and the COVAX Facility have highlighted the increasing need for effective, sustainable partnerships. We have all become more familiar with new communication and collaboration platforms, but they are only a first step towards breaking down distance and misinterpretations. And they don’t guarantee the sovereignty of vulnerable communities, or the high principle of “localisation”…