Solving complex social problems through collaboration

Cameron Conaway
Harvard Business Review

Harvard Business Review features our philanthropic advisors, Geneva Global, in a piece about how the organisation strives to solve complex social problems, such as modern slavery and out-of-school children, through collaboration.

Collaboration is often talked about, but much less often done, and far less often done well. The concept of dumbbell collaboration has allowed Geneva Global to see each opportunity as a chance to flex and maintain its existing strengths while building new ones. The end result is that the metaphor has allowed it to envision and then execute a style of collaboration that, especially when applied to the social sector, can bring about sustainable social change and increase the bang it gets from its philanthropic bucks. 

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