Engaging with stakeholders is a prerequisite for collaboration and co-creation. It is also key to identifying mutual interests and needs, gaining trust and enabling partnerships that allow for the development of viable solutions for today’s global challenges.
Stakeholder Management and Facilitation
Stakeholder management refers to the strategic interaction and engagement of an organization with its stakeholders. It is crucial in ensuring organizational success and accountability. As such, it is part of an organization’s risk and profitability management.
To help organizations set up or improve their stakeholder management, engageability conducts stakeholder assessments that identify real and perceived issues. engagability has a broad repertoire of highly participatory engagement tools which build trust and mutual understanding. Thereby, we use customized engagement methods as different engagement mechanisms are only effective if they are a tailored to the intended stakeholder groups.
Conducting needs assessments, stakeholder consultations and multi-stakeholder dialogues
Facilitating stakeholder engagement processes and activities
including focus groups, panels, interviews, world cafés, fish bowl exercises
Developing stakeholder engagement strategies
Mediating between stakeholder groups
Development of stakeholder engagement strategies
For companies in Switzerland and abroad (e.g. Argos, Colombia, EgytERA in Egypt, LafargeHolcim)
Facilitation and coordination of external advisory board
Argor Heraeus (since 2017)
Various multi-stakeholder consultations
For the federal government (e.g. on the topics of waste, green economy, new breeding methods, soil strategy)
Conducting needs analyses and focus groups
For Holcim in various countries
Partnership Brokerage and Management
Faced with today’s global challenges, stakeholders are called on to find solutions and develop initiatives that lead to significant progress. Such a task requires successful partnerships, a high level of collaboration and the right tools to work together in new, innovative ways.
engageability supports organizations in forming new partnerships and provides partnership management assistance to ensure organizational success.
Identifying suitable partners and analyzing partnership potential
Building collaborations and supporting partnership initiation
Providing partnership implementation and management support
Developing partnership guidelines and principles
Monitoring and evaluating partnership impacts and outcomes
Setting up and management of the strategic alliance
between the GIZ and Holcim (2003 -2009) in the area of “co-processing of waste”
Initiation of a partnership
on plastic between the GIZ and LafargeHolcim (2016/17)
Evaluation of effectiveness
for the ICRC Corporate Support Group
Partner and facilitator
of IUCN Swiss Biz4Nature