STARS Impact Partnerships help NGOs reaching the final stage of our Awards evaluation process to build partnerships with companies and access practical support from them.
Our research told us that 98% of the NGOs we surveyed would welcome practical support from companies, but that they lack the means to find them. We have responded to this need with the introduction of the STARS Impact Partnerships programme, which is curently being piloted with three multinational companies and six local NGOs.
When we can match the needs of an NGO with the location and resources of a company, STARS brokers a partnership, providing ongoing facilitation to ensure that both partners’ needs are met.
The key advantages of involvement for NGOs are:
Following evaluation of the pilot, we intend to offer the programme to many more NGOs reaching the final stages of the Awards evaluation process each year.