Services

We offer a wide range of consulting, auditing and advisory services in the areas of Corporate Social Responsibility, risk assessments, sustainable development, environmental stewardship, human rights and indigenous peoples rights.

Government Agency Advice and Capacity Building

 
Advice and Capacity Building for Managing the Development of Mineral Resources
  • Guidance on Implementation of Responsible, Sustainable, Mineral Development Strategies.
  • Analysis of Government Policies and Regulatory Systems
  • Advice on Optimizing the Investment Climate and Best Practices for Attracting Foreign Direct Investment.

Investment Sector

 
CSR Due Diligence and Risk Assessment
  • Social and environmental due diligence and risk assessment related to project financing, property purchases and company M&As
  • Independent, third party assessments and CSR performance audits

Natural Resource Industry – Corporate Level and Project Site CSR Advice and Program Development

 
Strategic Planning, Facilitation and Business Development
  • Strategic Planning for New Business Initiatives or Renewing Existing Business Plans
  • Development of Company CSR Governance and Management Systems
  • Guidance on Implementation of Responsible Mineral Development initiatives
  • Advocacy and Government Relations
Corporate Responsibility Performance and Compliance
  • Development of Company CSR Governance and Management Systems
  • Guidance on Implementation of Responsible Mineral Development initiatives
  • Advocacy and Government Relations
  • Socio-environmental auditing
  • Ongoing mentoring and guidance for international?CSR performance standards compliance (e.g. IFC and Equator Principles Compliance)
  • Legal compliance audit
Strategic Socio-environmental Assessments
  • Stakeholder mapping and analysis
  • Social and environmental due diligence
  • Socio-environmental risk assessment
  • Socio-political and cultural analysis
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
Community Engagement
  • Conflict prevention, conflict management and development of grievance mechanisms tailored to the company?s size.
  • Development and facilitation of multi-stakeholder dialogue processes
  • Analysis and development of strategies for public consultations and compliance with international norms and standards applicable to indigenous peoples
  • Facilitation, negotiation and mediation
  • Planning and development of community engagement strategies
Community Development
  • Identification and design of mechanisms to support local community development
  • Identification of strategies to link core business with sustainable development (e.g. partnerships, community investment strategies)
  • Facilitation for Community Development Agreements
  • Program development for local procurement
  • Ongoing coaching and facilitation for Community Development Program implementation
Monitoring and Improving Performance
  • Performance reviews and assessments
  • Third party evaluation
  • Participatory environmental monitoring. Development and management of community-based environmental monitoring committees
  • CSR reporting
Training and Capacity Building
  • Customized workshops
  • Corporate training sessions and workshops on-site
  • Ongoing coaching and mentoring
  • Local community capacity building
  • Host governments capacity building