9 ways to make your online stakeholder consultation more accessible

9 ways to make your online consultation more accessible

When it comes to facilitating the community engagement and consultation process, the Internet is likely one of the best channels for providing stakeholders with consistent, open access to communication. That being said, universal access to quality Internet connectivity still remains an issue for certain geographic locations and some segments of

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Engagement HQ project wins APEX 2013 award of excellence

EngagementHQ inspiration port credit project award

SustaiNet Software is proud to announce that the Inspiration Port Credit micro-site, a City of Mississauga consultation project using Engagement HQ online community engagement software, has been awarded the APEX 2013 Award of Excellence in the website category. The APEX awards are an international competition that recognizes outstanding publications from newsletters

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The role of impact and benefit agreements in the Indigenous engagement process

IBAs and aboriginal engagement

Impact and Benefits Agreements (IBAs) have become an increasingly relied-upon collaborative planning tool in negotiations between companies and Indigenous communities regarding land and resource projects. It is the finding of recent research that these agreements have emerged due to shortfalls in the current system, and because of increasing environmental and

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Online community engagement: 10 best practices

10 rules for successful online community enagagement

Simply launching an online community engagement initiative doesn’t necessarily guarantee a successful outcome with respect to participation and feedback. Based on knowledge gained from a series of projects, here is our list of online community engagement best practices worth consideration when planning, implementing, and managing your next online consultation project:

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Newfoundland and Labrador Indigenous consultation policy

aboriginal consultation policy

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador recently released an Indigenous consultation policy that has wide-ranging implications for proponents of land use and resource developments and projects, and also applies to wildlife decisions. The policy, which provides the basis for the development of guidelines to come, lays out new, more stringent roles and

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Should your company consider an online stakeholder engagement platform?

The changing nature of sharing information and engagement

The evolution of digital communication is changing the dynamics of how people are communicating with organizations and government regarding important issues. Technology changes the way we communicate Significant technological changes that are paving the way for changes in the way we engage with stakeholders: Computers and the Internet Personal/mobile computing and

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