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How Partnerships Deliver Social Impact

Partnerships across the social, public, and private sectors often play the most powerful role in addressing the toughest societal challenges.

Working with Nonprofits to Solve Big Problems

The key for nonprofits to deliver superior social impact is effective cooperation—inside the organization, with other nonprofit institutions, and with partners in the public and private sectors. BCG helps make that cooperation happen and guide it to coordinated action toward achieving a shared goal.

BCG's Global Social Impact Partners

We help these organizations develop their capabilities, improve their organizational effectiveness, and better deliver on their missions.

BCG’s Impact in the Community

A Selection of BCG's Local Social Impact Partnerships

Additionally, our offices choose and partner with a broad cross-section of local nonprofits and NGOs, totaling more than 350 social impact projects across the firm every year. This sampling of our local relationships spotlights a few of our efforts, which can range from consulting projects to thought leadership and volunteer activities.

Improving the Social Impact of the Public Sector

BCG also works with governments and other public sector organizations to improve their social impact in areas ranging from education to economic development to environmental sustainability.

BCG has developed this diagnostic tool to assess the relative well-being of citizens in countries around the world. See where your society stands.

Read the Report

You can learn more about BCG’s work in the public sector by visiting the site of our global Public Sector practice, as well as that of our non-profit foundation, the Centre for Public Impact.

The Importance of Public-Private Partnerships

BCG is convening public-private partnerships to create system-wide solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems, including global epidemics, access to clean water, the development of sustainable food systems, and initiatives for urban economic inclusion.

Social Impact