Consensus Building

Engaging stakeholders for agreements that work.

From communities to board rooms and around the globe, CBI helps bring stakeholders to the table to reach high-value agreements — creating mutual gains and lasting commitments.  Leaders in government, business, non-profits and communities turn to us for our deep understanding of their most challenging issues, and for our unmatched facilitation skills. CBI excels at assessment, engagement, and process design. 

Capacity Building

Teaching long-term strategies for negotiation and collaboration. 

CBI’s innovative approach to capacity building does not start or end with individual skill building. Instead, we build competence within and across organizations. We assess an organization's strengths and deficits to understand where our efforts will have the most impact. Then we develop targeted programs of training, coaching, advising and consulting, delivered face to face and on-line. We work side by side with senior executives, team leaders, and managers to build skills that that make the difference in negotiating outcomes and sustaining relationships for the long term.

Shared Innovations

Advancing best practices through the Mutual Gains Approach.

As a leader in the field, CBI remains committed to identifying and sharing best practices through our Mutual Gains Approach. Our longstanding relationships with Harvard and MIT place us at the leading edge of research and allow us to mentor the next generation of exceptional talent.

We are proud to:

  • Publish award-winning books and consensus-building guides
  • Lecture at leading universities and notable events
  • Develop training materials and peacemaking curricula
  • Evaluate public and private approaches to issues of global significance