Publications

Publications

Friday, 5 November 2010
This is the motto of the struggling hero Spiderman. The continuous struggle of Spiderman with grasping his powers as well as linking this to his responsibilities not only provides an exiting sequel, but also a strong metaphor for the struggle of big corporations around the world when confronted with...
With great power comes great responsibility cover
  • Fraats, J. (Judith)
Wednesday, 6 October 2010
This summary report provides an overview of main discussions and outputs of the United Nations World Summit in September 2010, in particular related to information regarding partnerships. The information provided in this report are obtained through an extensive internet search. The summary report...
Summary report UN World Summit 2010 cover
Friday, 30 July 2010
This report summarizes and discusses the UN University Midday Forum on cross-sector partnerships held in July 2010.On the 30th of June 2010, at 13:30 pm New York Time, the United Nations University organized the UNU Midday Forum on public-private partnerships.The main speaker at the forum was the...
Report on the UN University Midday Forum on Partnerships cover
  • Kolk, A. (Ans)
  • Van Dolen, W.M. (Willemijn)
  • Vock, M. (Marlene)
Friday, 1 January 2010
Cross-sector social partnerships are often studied from a macro and meso perspective, also in an attempt to assess effectiveness and societal impact. This paper pays specific attention to the micro perspective, i.e. individual interactions between and within organizations related to partnerships...
Trickle effects of cross-sector social partnerships cover
Wednesday, 4 November 2009
Trade is an important means to achieve poverty reduction and empowerment. The slogan ‘Trade. Not aid’ regards millions of disadvantaged and marginalized small producers in developing countries who are able to fight poverty on their own, if only the market would allow them. Fair access to the trade...
Chains for Change cover
Monday, 3 November 2008
Since the beginning of the 21st century ‘partnerships’ have received increasing attention on the development agenda. Governments and NGOs seek alliances with firms to increase the effectiveness of their development efforts. Partnerships have been pioneered in infrastructure projects, millennium...
Partnerships for Development cover
Friday, 2 November 2007
Since the beginning of the 21st century, the potential contribution of corporations to a large number of societal issues has received increasing attention and controversy. This also applies to arguably the biggest global challenge of the moment: alleviating poverty. Until recently, the issue of...
Poverty and Business cover