Publications

Publications

Monday, 7 July 2014
The Partnerships Resource Centre (PrC) distributed a survey in the autumn of 2013 to all applicants of the Sustainable Water Fund (FDW) & the Facility for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Food Security (FDOV) in order to gain a better understanding of the application procedure experience.The...
Two ppp facilities: survey results: the applicants’ perspective cover
  • Pfisterer, S.M. (Stella)
  • Payandeh, N. (Nasim)
Wednesday, 1 January 2014
Cross-sector development partnerships (CSDPs) often start as ‘pilots’– testing out the potential of partnering approach to deliver desired results within a pre-defined time. As projects, CSDPs have potential for replication because they test innovative approaches which can be scaled up by the...
Same but Different. Scaling through partnership replication cover
  • Payandeh, N. (Nasim)
Monday, 23 December 2013
Cross sector partnerships (CSPs) face the challenge of aligning diverse partners towards the same goal of social value co-creation, and in fact might conduce to conflict and inefficient use of resources. Through a study of a Dutch-Colombian partnership for the development of coffee growing families...
Collective Identity in Cross Sector Partnerships: A Research Brief cover
Wednesday, 11 December 2013
In the policy discourse on sustainable development, the positive role of cross-sector partnerships is increasingly stressed. Governments habitually frame their partnership approach in terms of ‘PPPs’ - Public-Private Partnerships. But it is not very clear whether these initiatives actually are a...
Creating Partnering Space cover
  • Pfisterer, S.M. (Stella)
Wednesday, 11 December 2013
Increasingly, government-led development agencies work together with the private sector in partnerships for development. Based on seven Dutch-Colombian partnership cases, with Colombian private sector involvement, this research investigated how these partnerships work in practice.Experience of...
Development Partnerships with the Private Sector at Work cover
  • Pfisterer, S.M. (Stella)
Sunday, 1 December 2013
Partnerships with the private sector have become a key aspect of Dutch development cooperation in the past10 years. Since 2002 the Directorate-General for International Cooperation (DGIS) of the Dutch Ministry ofForeign Affairs has taken part in 130 partnerships in many different forms,...
Partnering with the Private Sector - Navigator cover
  • Drost, S. (Sarah)
  • Pfisterer, S.M. (Stella)
Tuesday, 29 October 2013
This study presents the insights of 294 state, market and civil society actors engaged in cross-sector partnerships all over the world. From 2008-2012 they were questioned on their experiences with -often- complex partnerships. We wanted to identify a number of common denominators that practitioners...
How to make cross-partnerships work? Critical success factors for partnering cover
Monday, 23 September 2013
Lessons from Frontrunner Companies by Rob van Tulder, Rob Tilburg, Mara Francken and Andrea Rosa. How do businesses make the business case for sustainability? A new and revised English edition of an award-nominated Dutch book reveals the decision-making processes and perceptions of CEOs and middle...
Managing the Transition to a Sustainable Enterprise cover
Friday, 31 May 2013
This compendium presents reflection essays written by participants of the module Partnerships for International Sustainable Development of the Postgraduate Course “International Sustainable Development 2013” for professionals in business and society. This module was organized by the University...
Compendium on Partnerships for International Sustainable Development cover
  • Kolk, A. (Ans)
Tuesday, 1 January 2013
This chapter examines partnerships and their peculiarities, based on recent research from various disciplines, in the context of the large problems faced by (global) society. These problems are very complex, often cross national boundaries, and cannot easily be 'solved' by one single actor. Previous...
Partnerships as panacea for addressing global problems? cover