May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - As strong evidence of life changing commitment to island communities, the P&O Pacific Partnership has surpassed its first one million dollars in total funding.
Working with Save the Children Australia, the Partnership has generated $1.1 million since the program started in 2012.
The funds are the combination of passenger contributions, which have been used to build new kindergartens and health aid posts, and special donations following the Cyclone Pam disaster in Vanuatu last year.
Innovation and Collaboration Take Center Stage at Global Partnerships Week 2016
In my office’s public-private partnerships trainings, we often open with an ice-breaker in which we challenge groups of participants to complete a puzzle as a team, without the box top as a guide. As the groups attempt to finish the puzzle, they eventually realize that they are missing one crucial puzzle piece—and have an extra piece that doesn’t fit. Entrepreneurial team members are able to figure out that one puzzle piece has been switched with another group’s puzzle, and it’s only by trading those pieces that each puzzle can be completed.
Partnerships are intended to de-risk a project, but carry risks of their own,” Judy Brown, the Chief Advisor for External Affairs in the East Pacific and Latin America at Rio Tinto and a veteran of field-level sustainability work, advised a group of 15 students in the Georgetown Master of Science in Foreign Service program. For both the public and private sector, the advent of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) make partnerships that catalyze the development of local markets especially important.
“I achieved so much because most of the people who came to speak to us were ladies and that also means that ladies can also do something,” said a high school student from the eastern region of Ghana about a recent project with the Peace Corps and IBM.
New Partnership Provides Multinational Companies with Expanded Access to Over 2 Million Vetted Charities
CALGARY, AB and SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ –Benevity, Inc., the global leader in online workplace giving, matching, volunteering and grant management solutions, today announced a formal partnership with TechSoup Global, the leading online platform connecting validated nonprofits to in-kind technology and philanthropic resources at scale.
Today on World Water Day, conservation organization WWF and fashion retailer H&M are proud to announce a five year global partnership. The new agreement expands the successful partnership from 2013, focusing on water stewardship, to also include climate action and a strategic dialogue related to H&M’s and the fashion industry’s broader sustainability challenges. This marks one more step towards a truly sustainable fashion industry.
The National CSR Awards will be running a full day CSR & Sustainability Conference which boasts an outstanding range of expert speakers representing the breadth and depth of business responsibility. Join us to recognise the leaders and challenge the laggards. We will learn hard truths about the scale of the challenges as well as innovative and unprecedented opportunities for real change.
Freeport-McMoRan works successfully with community leaders to create forums for community involvement.
Freeport-McMoRan’s Community Partnership Panels (CPPs) comprise a broad range of stakeholder group representatives across all sectors of the community. The panels meet regularly to learn about the status of the business and operational activities, and discuss and collaborate on ways to mitigate any challenges.
Wednesday 2 March 2016/3BL Media/ - A new partnership between the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), the Living Future Institute of Australia (LFIA) and the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) aims to accelerate the creation of healthier, resilient, equitable and ecologically restorative building practices.
All three organisations have signed a memorandum of understanding, which outlines a commitment to work towards common goals in the high performance buildings realm in Australia.