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Thursday April 2-,
Ongoing debates about leadership, governance, and regulation of social media are highly relevant to any stakeholder engagement discussion for platforms like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.
It is clear that there is still a significant gap between companies responding to allegations of harming human rights and actually engaging with the affected rightsholders to ensure that appropriate remedy is provided.
For companies used to thinking about stakeholder engagement as an external-facing exercise, the strength and speed of staff unrest has been a surprise. Companies in all sectors need to start regarding employees as their most significant interest group.
Companies that are not engaging investors on sustainability are missing an opportunity to attract and retain investors focused on long-term value and ESG.
In 2019, the question of how to build and retain stakeholder trust—among investors, regulators, customers, suppliers, civil society organizations, and the general public—is the most pressing challenge facing business.
This report provides a comprehensive stakeholder engagement approach and toolkit that will help your company build and retain stakeholder trust in the long term.
In spite of the U.S. government’s decision to withdraw from the Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative, extractives companies should continue to pursue transparent practices to protect their reputations and licenses to operate.
In the mining sector, stakeholder engagement is particularly relevant given the close proximity to and impact on local communities through the use of resources such as water, energy, and land. While every company’s specific stakeholders depend on its operating circumstances, extractives companies should consider these stakeholder groups when developing an engagement strategy.