Development partnerships: NGOs and business have a lot to learn from each other

International NGOs will have to go through a transformative change process if they are to operate effectively with, influence and engage the private sector in a new breed of development coalitions, according to a report from Accenture Development Partnerships. NGOs have a real opportunity to play a very important role in harnessing the latent power of a private sector which is increasingly receptive to a more collaborative approach, the report says. However, to fulfill this role they must firstly transform themselves to partner effectively as peers with their counterparts in other sectors… read more