It’s Never Been More Important for Big Companies to Listen to Local Communities
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
Look no further than the recent protests against the completion of the Keystone and the Dakota Access pipelines , or the opposition that stopped the development of the Cape Wind Associates’ offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound. For example, the delays associated with social conflict at large mining operations can run in the vicinity of $20 million per week. All of these approaches must extend across the firm and be practiced by contractors down the supply chain.