Consultation is a process of information and dialogue between companies, communities and the state about activities in a locality, the regulatory framework that governs and the prevention and management of potential social and environmental impact.
The Consultation does not relieve the Contractor from seeking to reach an agreement with the owner for entrance to their property. It is a fundamental activity in the relationship between the company and Stakeholders linked to the project (directly or indirectly impacted communities, individuals or organizations with an interest in the outcome of the activities or that may affect the outcome of the project).
The purpose of the consultation is to optimize the information that the company includes in its decision-making process thus enhancing the positive socio economic impact associated with the project (benefiting locals) and mitigate negative impact. It is also the best mechanism to avoid conflicts with the community, We provide information that lessens the fears and keeps expectations real and manageable.
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