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Centre for Public Impact

Joined in July 2018

About Us

The Centre for Public Impact (CPI) aims to help governments and their partners provide better, more impactful outcomes for the public. Offering the intellectual assets of a global think tank and the analytical and execution capability of a premier strategy consultancy, CPI North America is a nonpartisan and nonprofit organization that helps cut through complexity to turn ideas into impact. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) launched CPI North America in 2017(based in Washington, DC) to expand its global reach.


CPI North America has programmatic initiatives in three core, inter-connected impact areas: City Innovation, Economic Mobility, and Legitimacy.


Across each of these areas, we espouse the following approaches to problem solving:

a. We have a bias for action. We are experts on public impact and believe in objective research rooted in analytical rigor. However, we aren’t content to simply generate new ideas – we aim to be an implementation partner,  working with local leaders to turn ideas into impact.


b. We deploy a systems approach and seek to facilitate cross-sectoral collaboration. We aim to incubate and scale new solutions to public impact challenges by leveraging the best assets and capabilities of the public, private, and social sector. We believe we can be an effective intermediary to translate across sector siloes and spur collective impact.


c. We believe in the positive potential of government and understand how public impact is achieved. Our Public Impact Fundamentals research gives a strong base of evidence on which to assess emerging solutions. 


d. We value partnership and deliberately seek out high-leverage partners that align with our values and allow us to have outsized influence and impact. We believe in generously sharing the credit and lifting up the compelling ideas of others.

The Centre for Public Impact (CPI) aims to help governments and their partners provide better, more impactful outcomes for the public. Offering the intellectual assets of a global think tank and the analytical and execution capability of a…

Issue Areas Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Economic Development
  • Policy
  • Poverty

Location

  • 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22209, United States

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