To address social issues on a global scale, neither social impact organizations nor for-profit companies can tackle it alone.
Recognizing that we need cross-sector partnerships to achieve systemic impact, Ashoka works with companies to position social and environmental impact at the center of their business.
Ashoka’s Changemaker Companies initiative mobilizes corporate leaders to team up with social entrepreneurs and design new strategies for impact that do good for the world and bring value to the business. Since 2011, Boehringer Ingelheim and Ashoka have collaborated to create the Making More Health (MMH) partnership in the field of global health. Aiming to achieve better access and quality of healthcare for humans and animals alike, the partnership connects innovative healthcare solutions with business expertise in communities around the world.
These are the 10 principles for effective collaboration that we have identified in this partnership: