Over the last few years, the Stanford Social Innovation Review has studied and worked with many local collective impact initiatives that are helping solve a social problem within a specific community, city, region, or country in an effort to answer questions from the global development community such as: How does collective impact apply to cross-sector partnerships at the global level? What is different for global partnerships? What are best practices for leading and managing global partnerships?
To address these questions, a collective impact lens was used to research and evaluate a range
Important field work was conducted in Vietnam this month by GRSP in-country staff and a road safety audit expert from GRSP member and respected road safety body, the ARRB Group.
Schools participating in the lead implementation of GRSP's 'Safe to School - Safe to Home' project were visited, together with two new schools which are picking up the project in 2014. The road environment around the schools was studied, the modes of transport, crossing points and general behaviour of road users were all documented and workshops were conducted with teachers.
Bloomberg Philanthropies has already established itself as a force for policy innovation and global collaboration, and this month Fast Company named Bloomberg Philanthropies the world’s second most innovative organization, behind only Google. This honour is a reflection of the groundbreaking work that is happening in each of their different programme areas.
February also saw the release of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Annual Report; an outstanding publication detailing the remarkable work being undertaken in areas of:
public health (including the USD125 million Bloomberg