Unlike other standards, we go beyond reporting and help CSOs to engage their stakeholders more actively. This is key to building trust and delivering a greater quality of work.
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The leaders who agreed the Accountability Charter had a lot in common: they were all leading large federated or confederated, mission-driven, not-for-profit organisations, mostly having grown from northern/western roots. And yet there was also considerable diversity in terms of the mission, role and ways of working – from development and humanitarian organisations such as World […]
As civil society organisations (CSOs) we have argued for and utilised to a large extent our space for advocating for the interests of our constituencies in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This went as far as the declared understanding that development and implementation of the SDGs as a global agenda is a project of governments, […]
I take my role seriously as a Fundraising Director; it’s a huge responsibility. Not only does my team need to raise money to support our organisation and beneficiaries, but we need to be accountable for spending supporters’ money on what we deem most appropriate and beneficial. As an organisation we couldn’t exist without our supporters. […]
The digital age fundamentally transforms the way in which people relate to organisations. Central to the new engagement practice is that organisations actively invite others to act, connect and contribute to the shared cause. Emerging strategies of civil society organisations (CSOs) building on this paradigm are often called people-powered strategies.
Winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1977 for "having contributed to securing the ground for freedom, for justice, and thereby also for peace in the world" was a remarkable moment in Amnesty International’s (AI) history. However, it never stopped them from thinking how to scale-up their impact by engaging more people. In 2014, 16 million actions were undertaken by AI’s global activists both online and offline.