Stakeholder Engagement vs. Public Relations: What’s the Difference?

Public consultation is a necessary component of the project development process. In many cases, consultation with stakeholders is legally mandated, but there are many more reasons to engage the public than fulfilling regulatory requirements. In Canada and most other jurisdictions, consultation is regulated in order to ensure that the voice

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6 Steps to an Effective Stakeholder Relationship

Effective Stakeholder Relationship

Project managers understand the importance of nurturing a stakeholder relationship – and know that poor stakeholder management can cause an initiative to fail. Establishing open communication with key stakeholders, customers and suppliers is essential to set a project up for success right from the start. Stakeholders need to be consulted adequately and

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Why social responsibility is important

why social responsibility is important

  Over the past decade, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives have not only become expected but also highly scrutinized. Be it customers, employees, community members, NGOs, suppliers or investors, stakeholders require companies to provide evidence of the causes they support, and are looking for honest, authentic action. This is why social

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The history of stakeholder management

Stakeholder analysis is now standard practice among most organizations, no matter what type of work a company or non-profit is undertaking. This principle can be traced back management theories from the 1930s, and as noted in this article by Henry J. Lindborg, E.D. and CEO of the National Institute for Quality Improvement,

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Stakeholder management umbrella

stakeholder management umbrella

Stakeholder management can mean different things to different people – and the term has become interchangeable with many related stakeholder activities. Stakeholder management is really the “strategic umbrella” covering a group of tactics aimed at building relationships with important audiences that impact, or are impacted, by your organization’s business footprint.

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Indigenous Communal Enterprises Generate Jobs In Peru

As in many countries in the world, creating new jobs in Peru is costly and depends on economic growth. In most mining projects in Peru, it isn’t possible to offer direct employment to all community members in the area-of-influence of a mining site. For this, Indigenous Communal Enterprises are created to

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Mining in Peru

Peru is one of the most attractive countries in South America for mining. For 2017, the Peruvian mining portfolio consists of 46 mining projects with an estimated investment of over US$47 billion as indicated by the Minister of Energy and Mines, engineer Gonzalo Tamayo Flores, in a recent meeting with

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