Reaching the Unreached: Cross-sector partnerships, business and the post-2015 development agenda

A business-as-usual approach to poverty is insufficient and will not deliver the kind of development gains that are essential to reaching zero preventable deaths and eliminating hunger and malnutrition. Cross-sector partnerships – between government, business (and other private sector actors), civil society and/or UN agencies – are one of the primary modalities through which the necessary innovation could be created and delivered.