Public Private Partnerships

Making progress on the world's largest societal issues

To truly make progress on the world’s largest societal issues, such as education and skills development, community health, and economic development, governments, companies, and nonprofits must work together. Social, environmental, and economic barriers are interconnected, and public-private partnerships (PPPs) are key to bringing together the knowledge, expertise, resources, and networks needed to tackle global challenges. Over the past 20 years Cisco has seen firsthand how critical PPPs are, as we’ve worked in collaboration to grow Cisco Networking Academy into the world’s leading digital skills and career building program. In this five-part series, we’lll explore how a company or organization can develop, implement, and sustain successful PPPs that achieve large-scale impact.

Leveraging Technology to Build a Successful Public-Private Partnership

Leveraging technology and innovation is essential to build capacity, streamline programs, and further impact in successful public-private partnerships (PPPs). Technology can be leveraged in…

A Baseline for Success: Creating Sustainable PPPs

To develop and sustain successful public-private partnerships, companies must ensure long-term sustainability. Clearly defining success metrics, establishing a baseline, and developing a process…

Implementing a Successful Public-Private Partnership | Part 3: Determine How to Execute

How does a company or organization develop and sustain successful public-private partnerships to achieve large-scale impact? Determine how to execute: The partnership must…

Implementing a Successful Public-Private Partnership | Part 2: Determine When and How Long to Engage

How does a company or organization develop and sustain successful public-private partnerships to achieve large-scale impact?

Implementing a Successful Public-Private Partnership Part 1: Find the Right Partner

To truly make progress on the world’s largest societal issues, governments, companies, and nonprofits must work together. But, how does a company or…