A Colorado energy company sought to position itself as a highly engaged and responsible operator that works collaboratively with local residents, stakeholders and organizations, as it planned projects and navigated the state and local permitting process.
A community outreach plan and related strategies resulted in stronger engagement, increased understanding of the project, and greater dialogue with stakeholders.
Many local- and state-level permitting processes require a robust community outreach process for planned projects. The company needed to create and execute a community outreach plan to educate and gather feedback from numerous stakeholders, including local residents, industry peers, media and government organizations.
The company partnered with Linhart PR, which has proven experience in working with public affairs, regulatory, communications and legal teams, to guide collaboration and engagement with local communities near or impacted by planned projects. Strategic communications support included: