March 13, 2013

A working paper published through the Lincoln Institute of Land Planning, this paper explores how states and municipalities interact to address sea level rise, providing an overview of the state of practice, some reasons for different levels of action, and some of the needs of municipalities.

March 13, 2013

Coastal municipalities across the country face significant and uncertain threats from sea level rise, more frequent and intense storms and other consequences of climate change. Ona Ferguson and Todd Schenk released a working paper with the Lincoln Institute of Land Use exploring the way decision-makers are addressing these challenges and making recommendations for future action.

February 27, 2013

Can role-play simulation games help communities make the tough risk-management decisions?

February 19, 2013

CBI shares 10 components of effective corporate-stakeholder engagement that can be applied to a variety of scales and particular problem-sets.

February 19, 2013

Lawrence Susskind, a world expert on decision making, and founder of the Consensus Building Institute, explains creative problem solving and the consensus building approach to Italian magazine Agorà.

February 18, 2013

A través de nuestra participación como diseñadores de procesos, facilitadores y capacitadores en este esfuerzo, el Consensus Building Institute (CBI) ha identificado 10 componentes para lograr un involucramiento de actores efectivo entre empresa y comunidad que se pueden aplicar a una variedad de escalas y problemas en particular.

February 12, 2013

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February 5, 2013

In this issue, CBI staff examine how women's involvement in community dialogues leads to improved human development outcomes; explore when not to push for broad stakeholder consensus; delve into the complex landscape values that underlie NIMBYism; discuss the facilitation of consultation meetings around Indian land consolidation; present our work on piloting a global grievance mechanism for UNDP, and more.

January 17, 2013

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, highly experienced manager and dispute resolution/collaboration practitioner to assume an important management position with leaders in the dispute resolution and collaboration field, and to develop the position over time in partnership with CBI’s leadership.

January 10, 2013

In Part II of this article series, Lawrence Susskind and Pat Field delve into three factors that contribute to increased public distrust, anger, and partisanship. They also discuss what can be done to reverse this trend.

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