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Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director
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It’s Never Been More Important for Big Companies to Listen to Local Communities

Posted by @DanHinmon, Fri, Nov 10 10:19am

Although this Harvard Business Review article focuses on the social risks involved when mining and energy companies ignore or don’t fully understand local communities, some of you may have experienced local social backlash when your health system has shut down a facility or announced a large construction project.

“…a growing number of energy and infrastructure executives argue that, today, successful companies in these industries are set apart not by their technology and expertise but by their ability to generate social and political support for their projects.”

 

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