How do you identify your stakeholders and then plan to engage them?

Successful community engagement involves complex decisions on who to engage with, how, and with what likely result. Based on an analysis of more than 200 academic and practitioner sources, here we suggest some ways of thinking about the “who”, “how” and “why” of community engagement.

The Latest From the Engagement Blog

Engagement Blog

Systematic Review: Engaging the Community

by

Download(s): Systematic Review

Community engagement can offer firms and communities vital benefits. This research identifies what we know about how to achieve them.

Executive Briefing: Engaging the Community

by

Download(s): Executive Briefing ...

Truly effective community engagement involves complex decisions about who to work with (or through), how to engage, and what likely result to achieve.

Engage Your Community Stakeholders: An Introductory Guide for Businesses

by

Download(s): Community Engagement Guide

A systematic approach to stakeholder engagement, like the one outlined in this guide, can bring genuine business benefits.

Collaborative Community Development: A Guide for Managers

by

Download(s): ...

Apply collaborative community development to boost the social legitimacy of your firm and drive regional sustainability in communities where you operate.

Collaborative Community Development: A Primer for Companies

by

Download(s): ...

A new approach for community relations puts an emphasis on territory, collaboration, and the long term. Use this primer to drive sustainability in communities where your firm operates.

Reducing Turnover with Participatory Design

by

The Chilean city of Antofagasta is using participatory design to work with companies and government to create a community people want to live in.

Urban Development for Mining Communities

by

Mining firms, government, and the Chilean community of Calama collaborate to develop a sustainable urban development plan.

Practice Makes Perfect

by

New research places business leaders at the centre of management innovation, providing inspiration for researchers and leadership for fellow practitioners.

The Social Economy: From IT to the Circus, Building Community and Commerce

by

“Social economy.” It’s a term we increasingly hear in media, business and certainly the academic sphere. Yet, its meaning is not always clear.  Social economy… Read More

House of Culture & Convergence

by

In the late 90s, Cirque du Soleil, En Piste and the National Circus School wanted to create a platform for circus arts. As key organizations… Read More

Latin American B Corp Sustainability Challenges 2015

by

Download(s): B Corp Report

With about 150 certified B Corps across six countries, the continent is the fastest growing B Corp region outside of North America.

Chilean Business Sustainability Challenges 2015

by

Download(s): 2015 Chilean Challenges Report

As Chile’s economy progresses, the need to address pressing sustainability issues becomes greater. Our economy largely depends on the exploitation of natural resources. History says… Read More

Sustainability in 140 Characters?

by

Social media has a different role with sustainability than within sales and marketing. Research identifies its value in augmenting sustainability dialogue.

The Goldilocks Principle

by

No company can function independently from the community in which it operates. This is especially true for small businesses. What’s more, a mutually supportive company-community… Read More

Make the Case for Business Sustainability

by

NBS makes leading research on business sustainability publicly available to professionals. This online portal makes things even easier.

Three Tips for Profiting from CSR Activities

by

If your firm is struggling to justify its sustainable activities, you’d better keep at least one aspect in good standing: your behaviour.


Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.