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Whether you’re working on a local collective impact initiative or a national public-private partnership; whether you’re a practitioner or a researcher; whether you’re looking for basics or a detailed look at a particular topic, our Resource Library can help you find the information and tools you need for your cross-sector thinking and practice. The Library — which includes resources from research organizations, advisory groups, training organizations, academic centers and journals, and other sources — spans issue areas, sectors, and partnership types.

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✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Increasingly, countries around the world are adopting policies that emphasize the importance of partnerships for disaster resilience. The overarching questions that this paper investigates are how to form and sustain (1) effective collaborative arrangements involving governments, businesses, non-governmental…

“Public-private partnerships enhance all aspects of emergency management: preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation. They do so by engaging in activities such as information sharing, emergency planning, emergency communications, and resource sharing. This course describes how to establish and sustain public-private partnerships, as well as…

This article — part of Deloitte’s “Business Trends 2013” report — discusses how the “growing complexity of social and economic challenges is driving new, innovative forms of collaboration between governments and businesses. … Both sides seem to realize that business problems are now government problems…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Public-private partnerships, or PPPs, have the potential to address a range of urban economic issues. As of late 2012, thirty-two U.S. states and Puerto Rico had enacted legislation enabling the use of PPPs. PPP enabling laws address such…

“The development and implementation of Smart City projects require considerable investments that are difficult to fund with traditional public finance. In this context, Public-Private-Partnerships (PPP) appear to be suitable solutions to overcome the shortage of public finance and cuts on public spending. However, the adoption…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Public-private partnerships, or PPPs, have the potential to address a range of urban economic issues. As of late 2012, thirty-two U.S. states and Puerto Rico had enacted legislation enabling the use of PPPs. PPP enabling laws address such…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This paper initiates an exploratory investigation with the aim of providing a better understanding of the applicability of several commercial logistics processes to humanitarian logistics. The paper begins with background information, including humanitarian logistics literature and then summarizes…

“Drawing on ten years of experience in advising both governments and private-sector companies, the Boston Consulting Group has identified a series of best practices that underlie successful PPPs. The best practices for the public sector apply to every stage in the formation and implementation of…

“Public-private partnerships (PPPs) integrate public sector entities with private sector management strategies and/or financial support. The partnerships encourage input from diverse stakeholders who leverage leading practices from their respective fields of expertise. By diversifying funding sources, distributing risk and reward effectively, and bringing expertise from…