How to Encourage Stakeholder Participation

Facilitating highly engaged stakeholder involvement with your consultations is imperative. Taking these steps before, and during, engagement with participants will lead to more positive stakeholder relations and better project outcomes. It is not enough to create the framework to consult with your stakeholders, you can further learn how to encourage

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Infographic: 12 stakeholder consultation questions to ask before your next project

Stakeholder Engagement Questions

Is your organization planning a new stakeholder consultation project? Before you begin, consider asking these 12 questions to help your team get started – they will help identify some important factors related to consultation parties and issues. Developing a good understanding of the communities, stakeholders, and issues you will be

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The economic benefits of stakeholder engagement

The economic benefits of stakeholder engagement

Measuring the economic benefits of stakeholder engagement has been an ambiguous notion. There are, of course, inherent social values in engaging stakeholders in a meaningful way, including goodwill towards your project. Governments are requiring that resource extraction project proponents take the lead on engaging stakeholders, often earlier in their regulatory

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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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Social license to operate

  Social license to operate refers to the ongoing acceptance and approval of a project among its stakeholders. In this business climate, it is imperative that companies set their sights on achieving social license. Driven by stakeholders Stakeholders are the local community and other interested parties, such as NGOs, government

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9 Tips for Effective Stakeholder Management

effective stakeholder management

The key to effective stakeholder management is planning. With a good strategy and tactical plan in place it’s possible to handle all the “curve balls” that can come your way during the stakeholder consultation process. 1. Stakeholder Identification: Map out everyone who is affected by your project. What individuals, employees,

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