0. Introducing the Step

This step is performed per partner or per group of partners. In a partnership architecture a certain degree of convergence regarding the components is pursued.

For this step, the partners are divided as follows:
Class of partners Partners in this class Ref.
Core partners The United Nations, National governments, local authorities, International institutions, large firms Group A
Soft partners Small- and medium-sized firms, Citizens
Extended partners Civil society organisations, Philanthropists, Social impact investors, Scientists and academics
Communities involved Meso Roles, e.g. those listed in the Actor Atlas Meso roles list