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Regulatory & Stakeholder Engagement

Goal-Oriented Communication Strategies

Maintaining clear and transparent communication with all stakeholders is essential to the smooth development of any project. Whether that be local communities, stakeholders, shareholders, or regulators, our well-defined engagement strategies within North American markets provides customers progressive solutions to see your infrastructure project to fruition.

Critically, our experience in leading innovative technology and new processes to market has helped us form close working relationships with regulators to develop new policies and pilot projects.

Regulatory Liaison & Community Engagement

We know the tools, processes, and expectations of regulatory bodies, and are comfortable submitting and negotiating applications upon a wide range of legislative criteria.

Many of our team members also sit on prominent advisory bodies and this diverse background provides you with an excellent cross-disciplinary understanding. In addition, we are affiliated with First Nations and Indigenous communities in both procurement, regulatory, and technical supporting roles, and are grateful for the collaborative relationships we have developed.

  • Regulation interpretation and regulator engagement
  • Development of regulatory roadmaps that clarify regulations, requirements, schedules, and interaction with project development
  • Regulatory and risk mitigation strategy
  • Client secondments during heavy work phases to manage regulatory requirements
  • Stakeholder engagement strategies
  • Indigenous consultation and engagement
  • Texas Recycled Water Association
  • The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council
  • Standards Council of Canada
  • International Code Council
  • The International Standards Organization
  • Canadian Standards Association
  • Health Canada
  • Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources
  • National Research Council
  • Electronic Data Deliverable (EDD) Standard

Additional Regulatory Support

Regulatory applications and permitting is often one of the greatest risks to project schedule. By engaging us in the early stages of your project, we help you anticipate and address application challenges.

Successful regulatory applications are often intertwined with feasibility and environmental assessments, stakeholder management, and proactive engagement with regulators. The services listed below can help develop a holistic view of your application. Follow the links to discover more.

Automated Regulatory Monitoring

In some jurisdictions, costs incurred from in-situ monitoring and compliance requirements can now be reduced with automated regulatory reporting. Using our telemetry units, back-end information architecture, and expert knowledge of the regulatory process, you can:

  • Save time and resources on lengthy assessments & applications
  • Reduce application/inspection errors and standardize reporting
  • Constant resource monitoring for maximum operational uptime
  • Align with ESG reporting software

This revolutionary service is now ready for deployment and has been approved by the regulator. Contact us today to learn more and reduce your compliance costs.

ESG Support Services

Now more than ever, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities must be considered at an early stage in project development. Several jurisdictions have already mandated climate disclosure, and it is anticipated to come into effect in Canada and the United States as early as 2023.

There also continues to be momentum in standardized global sustainability reporting that will have an impact on all industries. We are proactively monitoring the regulatory and reporting landscape so that your company provides ESG reporting that is comprehensive and accurate while ensuring it meets the most current regulations and standards. 

We offer a comprehensive range of ESG services in support of your regulatory journey.

  • ESG materiality assessments & benchmarking
  • Climate change consulting
  • ESG reporting & compliance
  • Insurance, financing, and carbon credits
  • Social inclusivity studies
  • Opportunities in the energy transition
  • Corporate governance advisory
Chat with our sustainable infrastructure advisors:
Yves Matson
Yves Matson
Yves Matson

Director, Strategic Development

Jeff C
Jeff C
Jeff Coombes, MSc.

Manager, Strategic Development

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