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Dec

16

December 16, 2015

Sustainable Communities: Four Ways for Companies to Enhance Community Relationships

Four Ways for Companies to Enhance Community Relationships

Companies can enhance community relationships through community participation, ongoing communications, strategic investments, and more.

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Jul

10

July 10, 2015

Sustainable Communities: Driving Business and Social Benefits Through Inclusive Community Investment

Driving Business and Social Benefits Through Inclusive Community Investment

Community investment is a critical component of developing sustainable projects within areas facing tough economic conditions.

#Energy and Extractives #Inclusive Economy #Sustainable Communities

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Mar

25

March 25, 2013

Networks for Building a Sustainable Hong Kong

During a recent Hong Kong dinner event, companies and government addressed the challenges businesses face in promoting sustainability in the city through long-term, impactful changes.

#Ethics and Governance #Sustainability Management #Sustainable Communities

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Mar

15

March 15, 2013

The Host-Guest Relationship: Community Engagement Themes from PDAC 2013

Around the world, communities act as hosts to mining companies. How can these companies treat their hosts with respect and develop partnerships with local peoples to ensure sustainable development? In this blog, we share lessons gleaned from the 2013 Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Convention.

#Energy and Extractives #Sustainable Communities

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Mar

11

March 11, 2013

Mining in Latin America: National Policies, Local Opinion

As mining activity booms in Latin America, how is the growing middle class and the disconnect between national and local agendas affecting business?

#Energy and Extractives #Sustainable Communities

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Feb

27

February 27, 2013

Ernesto Sirolli on Effective Community Engagement

Many of us are familiar with the process of community engagement or development. Ernesto Sirolli highlights three simple points that are crucial to avoiding community conflicts.

#Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management #Sustainable Communities

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Feb

26

February 26, 2013

Size Wise: Where Small Suppliers Fit Into a Sustainable Supply Chain

How can global companies with a commitment to sustainability engage suppliers whose budgets and resources may be tight?

#Supply Chain #Sustainable Communities

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Jan

23

January 23, 2013

Solving Problems the Civil Society Way

As the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013 unfolds in Davos, it will be clear that civil society is essential to solutions on every single question being debated—from water scarcity and human rights to economic opportunity for young people.

#Financial Services #Sustainable Communities

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Jan

21

January 21, 2013

Focus on Cairo: Sustainable Urban Growth Amid Transition and Uncertainty

The latest in our series on sustainable urban growth explores what this looks like in Egypt, where a dramatic political landscape makes partnering with government a challenge.

#Sustainable Communities #Womens Empowerment

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Dec

14

December 14, 2012

Understanding ‘Engagement’ for Better Business: A Practical Approach

Engagement concepts such as “broad community support,” “social license to operate,” and “free, prior, and informed consent" are fundamentally based on carrying out community engagement, i.e. building relationships.

#Human Rights #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management #Sustainable Communities

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