GluoNNet is using advanced digital technologies and machine learning to maximise network and ecosystem potential. This is achieved by identify gaps, duplication, challenges and opportunities. GluoNNet develops high quality data, intelligence and foresight services to the humanitarian aid and development sector. Impact17 is collaborating with GluoNNet to develop a greater understanding of the partnerships ecosystem for the Sustainable Development Goals and humanitarian action.
Shapeable is a unique digital platform for collaborative impact networks. It combines consultancy, systems thinking workshops, a content studio and online tools. This enables an issue-driven community to map complex global challenges, make change for good and measure impact at scale. Impact17 works with Shapeable to provide partnerships with the knowledge and business ecosystem tools they need to manage progress and achieve success.
Practical Clarity helps organizations intentionally shape and transform innovative real world systems. It supports this creative journey by untangling complex problems, architecting systems based solutions, and evolving multi-actor implementations. Impact17 is collaborating with Practical Clarity to refine its partnering assessment framework and to help clients assess and architect sophisticated partnerships within their priority ecosystems.
Meaningful Business is a curated network of progressive leaders across the world, who are combining purpose and profit to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It enables content and knowledge sharing among this community. Impact17 is working with Meaningful Business to promote and share learning among partnering practitioners and experts, through digital and live events.
Sustainable Impact Association (SIA)
SIA promotes and supports collaboration between individuals and organisations to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. SIA brings international organizations and private sector companies to Davos during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting to promote and create partnerships. It provides individual members the opportunity to network and build their capacity to partner for a better world. Impact17 is working with SIA to develop an Impact Certification to encourage, recognise and award valuable efforts in pursuit of the most pressing global challenges.
EU Business School
EU Business School is an internationally accredited, high-ranking business school with campuses in Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux, Munich and Online. It offers foundation’s, bachelor’s, master’s, MBA and doctoral programmes with focuses in business administration, international business, marketing, international relations, finance and enterprise, among others. EU Business School adopts an interdisciplinary and pragmatic approach to teaching, learning and research. Impact17 is working with EU Business School to produce joint academic publications and to refine the Impact17 partnering framework.
The Geneva Action Platform for Engaging, Learning, and Information (Gapeli) works with organizations to promote sustainability and amplify messages. The platform enables anyone to easily share the best one minute video moments of Live or On Demand content, by a click of the button. Impact17 is working with Gapeli to share, promote and communicate key messages in a meaningful way.
ConnectAID.com is a combined humanitarian social impact network and charitable giving platform dedicated to SDGs. It allows corporates and individuals to witness impacts on the ground and contribute to meaningful sustainable development actions, with 100% of donations going directly to international nonprofits. Impact17 is collaborating with ConnectAID to promote and support partnership for social good; connecting partners to international aid for greater social, humanitarian and environmental impact.
The Partnership Brokers Association (PBA)
PBA is the international professional body for those establishing, managing and developing collaboration processes. PBA aims to challenge and change poor partnering practices, ensure those operating in ‘partnership brokering’ roles are skilled, principled and work to the highest standards, and to promote the critical importance of partnering process management to decision-makers in all sectors. Impact17 collaborates with PBA on partnership training and shares the perspectives it gathers from practitioners and experts to help inform learning on partnering for a better world.
The Partnering Initiative (TPI)
TPI seeks to build individual and organisational capacity to partner; support partnerships to operate effectively; design catalytic platforms and infrastructure for partnering; and strengthen the enabling environment for multi-stakeholder partnering. Drawing on nearly 20 years’ practice and evidence from practitioners and policy-makers, TPI has created foundational partnering concepts, frameworks, tools and guide books that have helped to shape and define the field of multi-stakeholder partnering. Impact17 collaborates with TPI on partnering frameworks and projects and shares the perspectives it gathers from practitioners and experts to help inform learning on partnering for a better world.
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