More than 1000 people attended Holcom Australia's open day in November 2010, coordinated by Strategen to raise community awareness about environmental management at Gosnells Quarry.
Strategen employs a team of highly skilled and experienced social researchers and community engagement practitioners who have the ability to help you develop and maintain strong community relationships.
The Strategen Communities team designs and delivers effective investment in social research and community engagement for mining, oil and gas, infrastructure, land development and Local Government clients.
The benefits of our social research and community engagement include:
- improved environmental management through more thorough identification of impacts
- better relationships with the community, local media and political representatives
- higher staff morale created from a sense of public acceptance.
Strategen Communities team members are qualified and experienced in a range of areas including community engagement, social research, impact assessment, communications management, psychology and economics.
We use a combination of relevant statistics, local knowledge and community engagement to provide our clients with:
- relationship building with project supporters and opponents alike to create and maintain social licence and improve public opinion
- comprehensive profiling of stakeholders and communities to plan for effective engagement
- identification of communications risks to manage project and corporate relations
- identification of key messages for communications planning
- informed discussion with decision making authorities and communities of potential positive and negative community impacts
- integrated environmental assessment and community engagement for environmental approvals processes and documentation, including EMP and PER reporting
- determination of community infrastructure requirements for project hosting and land development
- informed internal discussions about community investment opportunities
- confident and collaborative public conversations about project outcomes and public benefit.
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