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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 “The proliferation of public–private partnerships (PPPs) for development as an answer to many public challenges calls for careful evaluation. To this end, tailored frameworks are fundamental for helping understand the PPPs’ impact and for guiding corrective adjustment. Scholars…

“The GlobeScan/SustainAbility Surveys offer a unique, collaborative platform that uses research-driven insights, including targeted surveys of the most influential thought leaders in the sustainability arena from over eighty countries, to explore the biggest sustainability challenges.” “For this survey, we asked expert stakeholders representing business, government,…

“This ‘Roadmap’ sets out a systematic approach to engaging with business as a partner in development. It recommends five essential areas for action within which government, development agencies, business organisations, and civil society each have their roles to play. Taken together and tailored to a…

“Cross-sector partnerships will be key to reaching those left behind in the MDG era and, ultimately, to achieving the post-2015 agenda. However, in order for such partnerships to succeed, this policy paper explores why: It is imperative to acknowledge and address the current lack of…

“There has been little effort to date to understand what makes MSIs [multi-stakeholder initiatives] succeed or fail, or indeed if they were the best choice to address the problem in the first place. While many MSIs are still relatively new, we are now at a…

“Protection of critical information infrastructures from cyber-attacks is becoming an acute problem for nation states. … The United States and the European Union are among the first regulatory powers that have adopted important initiatives in the cybersecurity field.” This paper argues that “the approach based…

“Even though U.S. congressional and multilateral efforts aimed at enhancing cybersecurity have thus far largely failed in their aims, courts and regulators are using existing common law doctrines and statutory enactments to hold companies accountable for cyber attacks. However, such judicial and regulatory actions have…

“This report presents a strategic overview of best practices in public-private partnerships to accelerate investment in transport corridors and activate their economic gains. The core characteristics of successful projects across collaboration, capital, and risk and project management are explored, with a clear strategy for governments…