A summary of key points raised during a SDC e+i Network discussion on working with the private sector.
Week one focus:
- Motivations for engaging with the private sector (mainly because of leverage, scale and sustainability)
- Finding the right partner (common goals; motivation to work with us; potential for leverage)
- What elements made the collaboration successful and effective (readiness for accepting diverging working environments; flexibility; clarification of interest and roles).
The summary is informed by examples from 36 cases, within more than 130 email posts.