The Bridge Collaborative envisions the global health, development and environment communities jointly solving today’s complex, interconnected challenges. Duke University is a partner in the Bridge Collaborative, which is inspiring a community of leaders and practitioners from across disciplines, sectors and perspectives to develop a shared evidence base for solutions that bridge development and environmental sustainability.
Bridge Collaborative Product Highlights
Delivering Bigger Change Faster - While we know that cross-sector thinking is essential, it is not commonplace. Delivering Bigger Change Faster: A Workbook on Strengthening Proposals for Projects With Cross-sector Impacts, Version 2.0 is a resource for teams that are fairly new to cross-sector thinking but already have a proposal for creating multi-sector impacts.
Bigger Change Faster - This report, co-authored by the Bridge Collaborative and the United Nations Development Programme, highlights three global challenges that require cross-sector solutions, and actions that can be taken now to drive bigger change faster for people and the world we share. (PDF)
Apply for the Bridge Spark Fund - Have a great idea for cross-sector impact? The Bridge Spark Fund is a new funding opportunity designed to expand the pipeline of cross-sector solutions ready to address today’s most pressing global challenges.
Alternative Proteins: Exploring Emerging Markets for New Protein Solutions - An overview of work exploring the cross sector (health, environment, economic) benefits of alternative proteins (PDF)
Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Services Logic Models and Socio-Economic Indicators (GEMS) project has posted updates on its first year of work on oyster reef restoration.
Essential Actions and Partnerships to Accelerate Integrated Health and Environment Solutions for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - A summary of the UNDP Roundtable Discussion (PDF)
Bridge Collaborative Practitioner’s Guide presents methods for cross-sector collaboration (PDF)