June 20, 2013

Land use disputes are increasingly taking up our time and producing unsatisfying results. A new approach to resolving conflict based on mutual gains may provide a better way to manage the most challenging situations.

June 17, 2013

CBI and the Lincoln Institute of Land Use are pleased to announce the release of a new book, "Land in Conflict: Managing and Resolving Land Use Disputes". This practical guide to addressing land use conflict with the mutual gains approach was written by Ona Ferguson, CBI Senior Associate; Pat Field, CBI Managing Director; and, Sean Nolon, Director of the Dispute Resolution Program at Vermont Law School.

May 22, 2013

Pat Field is featured in a podcast discussing 4 ways to move land use decisions in the right direction.

April 26, 2013

CBI Senior Mediator, Mil Niepold, is lead adviser for Mondelez International's Cocoa Life monitoring, evaluation and verification framework. The Wall Street Journal published a press release detailing Cocoa Life's increased commitments to promote women's empowerment in cocoa farming.

March 28, 2013

A “Devising Seminar” can help parties in conflict imagine (or devise) a set of alternatives or options that could help address complex situations with multi-sectoral interests.

March 27, 2013

Este foro se llama un "Seminario Elaborador" (“Devising Seminar”) - un término con raíces históricas en una variedad de actividades facilitadas en los últimos años por afiliados al Programa de Negociación de la Universidad de Harvard Law School para ayudar a las partes imaginar (o elaborar) un conjunto de alternativas u opciones que podría ayudar a abordar situaciones complejas con intereses multi-sectoriales.

March 19, 2013

Developing a curriculum and training approach to enhance the community engagement skills of Shell's community relations staff.

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?

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