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December 16, 2015
Companies can enhance community relationships through community participation, ongoing communications, strategic investments, and more.
July 10, 2015
Community investment is a critical component of developing sustainable projects within areas facing tough economic conditions.
March 25, 2013
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.
March 15, 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.
March 11, 2013
As mining activity booms in Latin America, how is the growing middle class and the disconnect between national and local agendas affecting business?
February 27, 2013
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.
February 26, 2013
How can global companies with a commitment to sustainability engage suppliers whose budgets and resources may be tight?
January 23, 2013
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.
January 21, 2013
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.
December 14, 2012
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.