Communications and Stakeholder Engagement
Developing a dialogue with your stakeholders is critical for project success. By engaging with the greater community, organizations can better identify the environmental and social issues that matter most for their business.
Successfully engaging stakeholders and the community is crucial for business and for projects. EMC can help you to proactively engage with stakeholders and the community and deliver realistic outcomes. Our approach can enhance your reputation, minimize project risks and develop effective working relationships with stakeholders and the community.
Our experienced stakeholder and social management consultants can work with your organization to:
Create transparent lines of communication with stakeholders
Improve access to decision-making processes
Develop integrated and comprehensive social and stakeholder solutions for complex policy issues
Increase efﬁciency and effectiveness of community engagement and social assessment
Improve the management of community, social and stakeholder risks
Enhance your capacity to innovate project development and delivery
Streamline policy and program development processes
Provide realistic outcomes that meet project and community needs
Increase community conﬁdence in project delivery
Identify greater opportunities to contribute directly to social policy and program development.
EMC offers comprehensive, integrated stakeholder engagement services that can cover all stages of a project, from conception through to post-operation, including:
Identifying key statutory and non-statutory stakeholders (including project affected communities and project affected people
Developing stakeholder engagement plans and activities appropriate for the various stakeholders
Developing grievance mechanisms in line with country and international standards
Developing stakeholder databases that can track and report on communication trails, including for grievances
Analyzing stakeholders in terms of impacts of projects on stakeholders and risks to company reputation
Creating professional communication materials
EMC has proven expertise in managing community and other stakeholder expectations, and in facilitating community involvement, even in conflict situations. Our experience includes presenting communication strategies to critical stakeholders such as legislative agencies, financial backers and potential site purchasers, and building bridges with local groups through community engagement.
Our experienced stakeholder and community consultation consultants lead consultation strategies at both the planning and construction implementation stages of infrastructure projects. This contributes to timely project approvals and effective management of Conditions of Approval while also protecting client reputation.
Our experienced stakeholder and community consultation consultants can work with your organization to:
Successfully plan and execute communication and consultation activities
Proactively and effectively manage issues and the media
Develop comprehensive social research and social impact assessments
Effectively deliver communication and e-solution tools and resources
Facilitate collaborative workshops and information sessions
Consult with key stakeholders, landowners and the community
Establish and maintain feedback and enquiry protocols and systems including phone, mail, email and online
Improve database management solutions and reporting
Create tailored surveys and analyse the results.
We have experience in working with a range of stakeholders including:
Community interest groups
We also help clients by incorporating stakeholder input into project design, thereby reducing social and environmental impacts, ensuring our clients achieve a social licence to operate.
Other communication services
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
Environmental Management and Permitting
Environmental Impact Assessment
Strategic Environmental Assessment
Archeological Resources and Cultural Heritage
Communications and Stakeholder Engagement
How Can We Help You?
Get in touch with us on how we can help your organization meet its needs in environmental consultation.
Shelter Afrique Centre,
Upperhill, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 020 440 6162