While projects in the natural resources sectors contribute to social and economic development, and can transform the lives of employees, their families and communities, the potential downsides cannot be ignored.

Which is why obtaining a Social Licence to Operate cannot be taken for granted.

But the lack of a robust SLO can have a significant impact on investment decisions by in-house corporate executives, sovereign wealth funds, private equity financiers and regulatory bodies.

So companies need to work closely with communities to establish the benefits of a project and create sustainable relationships.

This requires a particular blend of leadership skills which are not always easy to find. The demand for executive and non-executive talent with the relevant experience has never been greater.

Our team of experts can work with you to find experienced professionals to help meet your sustainability needs.