Sanofi-Aventis, Paris, France & The Institute for Oneworld Health, San Francisco, California, USA

When not-for-profit organizations (NFPs) seek to launch major environmental sustainability and social responsibility (ES&SR) projects, they often engage industry-related for-profit companies (FPs) as their project partners. But in finding a partner,NFPs must implement a discriminating selection process that will help them identify the FP that is most aligned with the goals of their particular project and their overall mission. This article explains how NFP The Institute for OneWorld Health is working with French research and pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis to realize an ongoing project to develop a more affordable malaria treatment for use in developing countries. In doing so, it overviews OneWorld's selection process, noting why Sanofi-Aventis participated in this process, why it was qualified to serve as OneWorld's partner, and what it has accomplished in this area before teaming with OneWorld. It describes the partnership's expected end-result and the partnership's approach to--and process for--man
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