This infographic is inspired by a great BSR.org article that highlights six principles for effective stakeholder engagement in the mining sector.
Written by Peter Nestor and Nathan Springer, Six Ways for the Extractives Sector to Improve Stakeholder Engagement outlines how mining companies can build valuable, long-term relationships with partners and the public:
It’s often said that the hardest part about opening a new mine isn’t getting the raw materials out of the ground, it’s managing the complex relationship with the communities living above the ground near the mine.
The authors also highlight five case studies that help bring the principles to life.
This article resonated with us from a technology perspective. Based on our experience with clients in the mining sector, we see how stakeholder management software can be used effectively during the engagement process and how it can become a key asset in the delivery of the engagement principles outlined in the article.
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