Consider the impact of change when implementing a new stakeholder management system

stakeholder management system

A high-quality stakeholder communications system can make all the difference to your consultation initiative. What’s needed is the ability to track all communications generated from multiple departments and stakeholders; the necessity to generate detailed reminders about commitments for follow-up; the functionality to easily produce complex reports tailored to your project’s

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The importance of social capital in the stakeholder consultation process

social capital

Social capital is a collective societal connection and understanding that enables individuals or groups to build trust and to work together. Shared values and connections facilitate co-operation within a network, leading to trust creation and healthy working relationships. When it comes to stakeholder consultation, a network can be a specific company,

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Develop a successful stakeholder consultation questionnaire by asking the right questions

stakeholder consultation questionnaire

Challenges related to public consultation impact organizations from many industries including resource extraction and infrastructure development. Merely embarking on a community consultation initiative doesn’t mean an organization will receive the participation and feedback outcomes they hoped for. Public consultation factors Three major factors at play in public consultation are: Legal

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First Nations consultation resources

first nations consultation

Developing strong relationships with First Nation communities is an essential part of any resource development project – and your team needs to work together with First Nations at the earliest stage of developing a plan. Avoiding common mistakes There are a number of First Nations consultation resources available to help

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New procedures for First Nations consultation in Alberta

aboriginal consultation in alberta

In February 2015, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) and the Indigenous Consultation Office (ACO) announced new procedures for First Nations Consultation in Alberta. The Joint Operating Procedures for First Nations Consultation on Energy Resource Activities outlines new requirements for stakeholder consultation by organizations for oil and gas projects, and the administration and coordination

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Canadian exploration tax measure now includes community consultation costs

community consultation costs

On March 1, 2015 the Canadian Federal Government announced mining-sector tax changes that will impact consultation expenses. Canadian Exploration Expenses (CEE) will now include costs of environmental studies and community consultation. This is a benefit to mining and oil & gas companies which are increasingly required by provinces and territories to

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Ontario Indigenous Consultation Guide

Aboriginal Consultation Guide

The Government of Ontario recently finalized a document that offers guidance and direction for proponents of renewable energy projects for consulting with Indigenous communities. As of September 2013, renewable energy project applicants will look to the Aboriginal Consultation Guide for Preparing a Renewable Energy Application to follow the proper guidelines

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StakeTracker Stakeholder Management Mobile App

stakeholder management mobile app

The power of anytime, anywhere data accessibility makes mobile technology an essential tool to use as part of your organization’s stakeholder communication and management program. Fast and reliable access to important information makes it convenient for managers in the field to stay connected with all of their stakeholders. Your stakeholder

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