A livable, integrated Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) platform is key to alliance development and business positioning. With senior management engagement, the coordination and advancement of your organization’s alliance strategy at national and global levels should factor the development of stakeholder engagement goals and plans to advance business and social responsibility priorities.
Many organizations overlook the linkage between CSR and alliance development. This situation is further compounded due the absence of two key components: a comprehensive alliance strategy and a process to evaluate collaboration opportunities.
Whether an alliance succeeds or fails is often due to the ability to align objectives, the sharing of similar values and relevant stakeholders, effective governance processes, and whether or not the agreement is mutually beneficial. This white paper is intended to serve as a mini-guide for evaluating partnering opportunities to create shared value and business impacts.