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CBI shines a light on how mediation can be a useful approach in many federal wetland enforcement cases.
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.
Including women in community dialogues can be critical to improving human development outcomes.
CBI helps design a global grievance mechanism for people or groups who may be adversely affected by UN Development Program-supported projects and programs.
How can communities manage the risks associated with climate change and adapt appropriately? In this article, CBI outlines recommendations based on current knowledge of this issue.
Sea level rise is expected to become an increasingly prominent challenge for all levels of government as the climate changes. This paper explores how states and municipalities interact to address sea level rise, providing an overview of the state of practice, reasons for differences in approaches, and strategies for building municipal capacity for adaptation planning and collaboration.
CBI practitioners reflect on lessons learned from a community engagement process between Chevron and hundreds of communities impacted by its onshore operations in the Niger Delta.
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.