Stakeholder Engagement

Stakeholder
Engagement

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.

Fact Sheet
Partnership Brokerageand Management StakeholderManagement andFacilitation How do we findthe most adequatepartner toachieve commongoals? By maximizing the effectiveness of a collaboration with the help of a partnership broker. How can weengage inimpactfulpartnerships? By aligning the vision, mission and culture of multi-stakeholder partnerships. How can wefind mutuallyacceptablesolutions? By establishing parameters that work for everyone involved How can wesolve issues beforethey turn intoconflicts? With active and continuous engagement with stakeholders.
Partnership Brokerageand Management StakeholderManagement andFacilitation How do we findthe most adequatepartner toachieve commongoals? By maximizing the effectiveness of a collaboration with the help of a partnership broker. How can weengage inimpactfulpartnerships? By aligning the vision, mission and culture of multi-stakeholder partnerships. How can wefind mutuallyacceptablesolutions? By establishing parameters that work for everyone involved How can wesolve issues beforethey turn intoconflicts? With active and continuous engagement with stakeholders.
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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.

Services

  • 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

Experience

  • 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

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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.

Services

  • 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

Experience

  • 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