As oil prices rise and the U.S. struggles to reduce its dependence on foreign energy sources, the people of Alaska have been debating methods to leverage the state’s vast natural gas resources.
The success of nonprofits’ goals and communities’ visions frequently rely on effective partnerships, coalitions and alliances—and this generally means LOTS of meetings and discussions. This one-day facilitation course, taught by the Consensus Building Institute, will help you master key strategies and best practices to make the most of your partners’ time together.
In order to help Massachusetts organizations to train current and newly hired employees, the Massachusetts State Government provides the Workable Training Fund (WTF), a state fund financed entirely by Massachusetts employers and enacted into law in July 1998.
The mission of EPA’s Community Leadership Training Program (CLT) is to assist communities who are working collaboratively to bring local toxic air situations under control.
On February 16, 2008, CBI founder Larry Susskind spoke at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) regarding the interaction of science and public policy in today's political environment.
This article discusses the pros and cons of community-based collaboration (CBC) by presenting data on nearly 50 cases of CBC on federal lands and resources in the Rocky Mountain West.
In May 2008, the Durham, New Hampshire Town Council received the final recommendations for the development of a village center in the home of the University of New Hampshire.
CBI has pioneered the practice of joint fact finding (JFF) as the key to collaborative environmental management. This article traces CBI's impact on collaborative environmental management.
It's time to break the rules. Consider this new way to run your meetings, build consensus, and get results.
Strengthening the market for responsibly harvested timber and wood products depends on connecting producers with buyers who are linked by reliable standards of certification. The WWF’s Global Forest and Trade Network (GFTN) is WWF’s effort to eliminate illegal logging and improve the management of valuable and threatened forests. The GFTN does this through forming a strong marketplace network for responsibly managed forest products and supporting achievement of a uniform standard of quality, specifically Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification.