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This guide is intended for state environmental and natural resource agencies attempting to use more collaborative engagement approaches to environmental decision-making.
CBI's David Plumb describes gaining “big-picture” clarity at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and using it to guide CBI’s future work.
CBI shines a light on how mediation can be a useful approach in many federal wetland enforcement cases.
This is an excerpt from Preparing for Battle, a proprietary training video produced by CBI for Procter & Gamble.
When faced with complex land use decisions, communities often become embroiled in bitter local battles. CBI and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy have found that the mutual gains approach is a better way to manage these challenging situations.
A “Devising Seminar” can help parties in conflict imagine (or devise) a set of alternatives or options that could help address complex situations with multi-sectoral interests.
What happens when clients say “no” to a process proposal that follows best practices? Are there strategies that can be employed to help them see the value in different approaches? CBI outlines guidance for addressing these situations.
In 1996, CBI published the book Dealing with an Angry Public, which put forward six principles and related tools and techniques that have helped governments and corporations win back the public’s trust in thousands of cases since then. Yet, public trust in U.S. institutions is lower than it has ever been.
Ferguson shares thoughts on a few of the common challenges that arise when working collaboratively with large groups on complex subjects over several years, how CBI deals with them, and what CBI has learned in the process.
This three-day workshop focuses on developing the capacity to collaborate effectively on wind development policy, facility siting, and related issues, including visual impacts, noise, credible data, local benefits, and more.
Using the example of Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct, Brooks and McCreary demonstrate how pushing for unanimous consensus could also move parties to more extreme positions.
Reflections on the past, present, and promise of consensus building.