Stakeholder engagement the key to success

engageability provides advice to profit as well as non-profit organizations identifying sustainable strategies for the benefit of all stakeholders.

Engagement with stakeholders is key to gain trust, to maintain the license to operate, to mitigate negative effects of potentially hot issues or to identify new business opportunities and to stimulate innovation.

engageability’s core competencies, services and thematic areas are:

  • Development and implementation of sustainable development strategies
  • Issues and crisis management
  • Stakeholder management and engagement
  • Communication and reporting
  • Evaluation and impact assessment
  • Moderation and facilitation of dialogues and workshops

Latest news

10/17 (exact date TBC): ‘Focused Reporting’ Workshop
During the summer, we will analyse about 100 Swiss sustainability reports under the umbrella ‘Focused Reporting’ (previously called: Reporting Matters and Material Transparency). The project is organised by engageability and öbu, and supported by the Business School Lausanne, RepRisk and the Federal Office for Environment. The overall results will be presented at a workshop in October – please register before 7th July – and company specific results are shared upon request (CONFIDENTIAL). Please click here to find out more about the different offers for companies.

23/05/17: Integrated Value Assessment 2017 – Take Aways
Since 2014, the Swiss Post, geelhaarconsulting and engageability are organizing a yearly event on ‘Social Return on Investment (SROI) and Integrated Value Assessments. The assessment of the socio-economic value of companies, products, programs and/or social commitments are valuable decision-making instruments for all kind of organisations. It ensures that decisions are based on financial, ecological and social values created by companies or selected project internally and externally. This year’s event focused on presenting latest developments at international and national level, sharing best practices as well as discussing challenges and potential solutions. Find out more.

09/03/2017: Board of Directors of the Future
We started the new year with an event on ‘Board of Directors of the Future’ in Zurich and will host the next one in Geneva. Interested board members are welcome to contact us.

Other upcoming project
We also look forward to launching the platform ‘engage – portraying pioneering companies’, a unique moving image platform showcasing innovative sustainability projects and companies that are making positive contributions to social and environmental challenges. Companies, institutions, foundations or other people, interested in supporting the association, are welcome to contact us.