Stakeholder engagement

Plexus provides the full range of stakeholder consultation and engagement services, including stakeholder identification, mapping and analysis, preparation of lender-compliant engagement plans (SEP) and strategies (SES), stakeholder databases, and the assessment of stakeholder expectations and positions.

We have extensive experience working with external stakeholders from government and NGOs to indigenous peoples and local communities. We place emphasis on working with local specialists to integrate local knowledge.

Specific services include:

  • SEP/SES
  • Engagement planning, implementation and support
  • Developing engagement and consultation materials
  • Stakeholder analysis and mapping
  • Engagement with indigenous people
  • Capacity building, mentoring and training
  • Designing engagement to meet free prior informed consent (FPIC)

Related projects include: 

  • Tengizchevroil: Future Growth Project – IFC-compliant SEP (Kazakhstan)
  • World Bank: Labour Influx and Social Impacts – Global Portfolio Review
  • Trans Adriatic Pipeline: EBRD-compliant SEP (Albania, Greece, Italy)
  • Schlumberger/Sinopec: Stakeholder Management Training (China)
  • HudBay Minerals/KfW: Lender Social Audit – Constancia Copper Project (Peru)
  • Banfora Gold Project: SEP/SES (Burkina Faso)
  • EBRD: Kolubara SEP and Resettlement Review (Serbia)
  • Rockhopper Exploration: Stakeholder Engagement (Falkland Islands)
  • Repsol: Social Performance Review – Community Relations (Bolivia, Peru)

Repsol: Social performance review

Repsol commissioned Plexus to conduct an independent Social Performance Review (SPR) of its upstream oil and gas assets in Bolivia and Peru.

Banfora gold project: ESHIA support

ESHIA support for a gold project involving a review of the client’s stakeholder engagement approach and the conduct of a gap analysis against the IFC Performance Standards.