VIDEO: How can we develop public-private partnerships?

How To Video with Neil Britto Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Service, NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

Members of the Business Fights Poverty network share their insights through a series of “how-to” videos on the themes of Business Fights Poverty NYC Online 2020.

Neil Britto is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Service of NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. Neil is the Co-Founder of The Intersector Project, a non-profit organization that supports practitioners in cross-sector collaboration. Neil has advised companies, governments, and foundations on public-private partnerships. He is a Fellow at the Institute for Business in Society at The University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shaper Community.


The aim of this session is to help business professionals understand what we mean by public-private partnerships and why they could be beneficial; how business can develop a successful multi-sector collaboration; and what are examples of leading edge initiatives in this field.

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Editor’s Note:

This How-To Video is part of Business Fights Poverty NYC Online 2020, a one-week, online conference (21 to 25 September) that builds on our recent online conference Business Fights Poverty Online 2020 (13 to 17 July) to drive forward connection, conversations and collaboration around how we rebuild better – how together we create an equitable and resilient world. The week consists of inspiring and engaging content, live events, peer networking and community-led learning. The week also builds on our Business and COVID-19 Response with Harvard Kennedy School Corporate Responsibility Initiative, and supported by DFID and a number of our corporate partners.

Each day, we will focus on a specific theme: Imagining the Future We Want (Monday); Creating an Equitable World (Tuesday); Helping People Survive and Thrive (Wednesday); Building Resilient Livelihoods (Thursday); Shaping System-Level Partnerships (Friday).

You can register here to join us at the online event.

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