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Reporting on Stakeholder Engagement:

Sustainability and Integrated Reporting Guidelines and Frameworks requires in-depth reporting on stakeholder relationships and engagement activities.  However, it seems that companies are at a loss of how to engage, what to engage on, how to report on engagement activities and outcomes and what to do with the feedback obtained from stakeholders as a result of […]

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Stakeholder Engagement – Board Issue:

Stakeholder Engagement – A board and governance issue:  Most companies communicate with stakeholders, providing information about the organization and its products, services, and operations to shareowners, customers, staff, business partners, and suppliers. The process of communicating with these groups is one type of stakeholder engagement and the strategic importance of engagement is immediately obvious. There […]

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Common mistakes in Stakeholder Engagement:

Stakeholder management can be an effective risk management tool.  But, simply engaging for purposes of reporting or compliance and governance underestimates the real value of stakeholder engagement.  These days companies issuing sustainability and integrated reports do engagement half-heartedly as is evident by the meaningless tables and lists of stakeholders, the vast variety of engagement methodologies […]

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Best Practice Stakeholder Engagement:

There is no single engagement strategy that will work for all companies. Different types of businesses or operations will have different impacts and will therefore require different types of relationships or engagements with stakeholders. General guidelines for effective and best practice stakeholder management: Start early. Relationships take time to build. Trust and mutual respect are […]

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Trends in Stakeholder Reporting and Stakeholder Outcomes:

Consultation tends to be a one-way flow of information, where a company solicits input from stakeholder groups. Stakeholder dialogue is a more robust conversation. It gives companies an opportunity to provide context for their operational issues, and also means recognizing the potential for engagement to influence the behavior of regulators, investors, consumers, competitors, and suppliers. […]

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Testimonial – Public/Government Department

“Your knowledge, dedication, and enthusiasm for the subject matter are truly remarkable. Thank you for taking the time and effort to show us the way. Thank you for making a complex subject matter easy to understand and implement. We look forward to using your skills again. We wish you success for the future. Your knowledge […]

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Testimonial – Retail Company

Next Generation Consultants has succeeded in assisting our organisation towards a more sustainable future.  By integrating our business and brand objectives, aligning our products and services, by ensuring our management and employees are part of the process and then sharing external stakeholder’s views and perceptions with us, was an incredible experience.  We still have a […]

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Testimonial – Financial Services Company

“Reana’s insight into sustainability issues and specifically sustainability reporting clearly makes her a leader in the field.  Her approach and practical advices as well as scientific research and evaluation models makes her work credible.  She truly understands sustainable development”. – Financial Services Company

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