August 24, 2015

We've spent far too much time thinking about the global causes of climate change, and not nearly enough worrying about the local impacts that climate change is already having on coastal communities. The distinction is important. Most of the people pushing for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions are environmentalists or experts worried about future generations.

August 6, 2015

This post originally appeared on CBI Founder and Chief Knowledge Officer Larry Susskind's blog, The Consensus Building Approach.

November 6, 2012

Public officials and corporate leaders have to deal with all kinds of conflict (both internal and external). For some reason, its okay to hire a lawyer if you are facing a lawsuit, but it's not okay to ask for informal problem-solving help before things go from bad to worse. Why is that?

May 15, 2012

Corporate Stakeholder Engagement (CSE) provides a new point of entry for those concerned about the social and environmental impacts of mineral extraction.

April 23, 2012

Lawrence Susskind discusses the "ugly truths" of municipal bankruptcy.

April 14, 2011

A practical list from CBI on the "right way" and the "wrong way" to go about siting wind energy facilities.

June 14, 2010

The creation of an INPO-like system for off-shore oil and gas would guarantee the safety of oil and gas exploration and operations.

June 2, 2008

It's time to break the rules. Consider this new way to run your meetings, build consensus, and get results.