64 Blog posts found
Community advisory groups (CAGs) can play an important role in engaging the community to manage long-term cleanup sites. However, it's vital to set them up for success.
Merrick Hoben and David Plumb explain three process observations from their work with palm oil and salmon in Latin America.
Cognitive biases can provide shortcuts to decision-making, but in complex and contentious processes, they often get in the way of making the best agreements.
Joint fact finding alone is not always enough when facing issues that span over broad geographic areas and may take years to examine.
Sometimes designing a legitimate dispute resolution process for a company requires examining both their responsibilities as well as deeper structural problems. This is no easy thread to tie.
A comprehensive, collaborative process built by stakeholders can create solutions to conflicts over natural resource scarcity in California.
Editing a major planning document from a multi-stakeholder process with thousands of comments over multiple drafts can be a nightmare. Here are some tips on getting it done.
Based on CBI's work to better understand how greater transparency around extractives revenues might affect Indigenous Peoples, this blog explores whether community protocols could be used to help bridge the gap among community members, government agencies, and extractive companies.
Adil Najam, Dean of the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, contributes a piece on the key takeaways from the Paris Agreement.
In California, CBI has been arms-deep in the creation of groundwater sustainability agencies to face pressing issues of water management. Bartlett contributed a post on building consensus in the creation process.
For coastal communities already feeling the impacts of climate change, CBI's book shows how climate risk simulations and structured community dialogue can help accelerate the adoption of risk management measures that everyone agrees upon.
CBI and a Chilean partner organization jointly mediated a conflict between a major forestry company and a local community. Here is what CBI learned.