Call for Proposals: Building Partnerships Within and Beyond B Corps
How can B Corps create alliances for a more sustainable society?
NBS Chile is calling for proposals
for a research study to be completed over the next year. This project is intended to inform business sustainability practice and policy by providing decision-makers with rigorous, research-based solutions. Researchers will work closely with an advisory council of B Corp managers, entrepreneurs and Sistema B
Latin America to sharpen the study scope and generate outcomes that can be implemented by practitioners.Read the full call for proposals for more information.
The research question is: How can B Corps build stronger partnerships with each other, and a wider group of stakeholders outside the B Corp world, to create alliances for a more sustainable society? Funding
: $US10,000 (unrestricted), plus US$5,000 to cover travel costs. Proposal Deadline
: July 30,2015 Project Timeline:
The project will begin in August, 2015. The final report will be due in December, 2015 and communication will occur through Fall, 2016. Contact
: Please direct any questions and submit your proposal to Pablo Munoz, firstname.lastname@example.org
The research project will explore:
- What are the enablers, inhibitors and outcomes of wide partnerships within and beyond the B Corps world?
- What collaboration and communication strategies are the most appropriate for these partnerships to happen?
- What structures, processes and mechanisms support collaboration and partnership formation within and beyond the B Corps world?