Social License to Operate
BRG Energy experts have deep experience in industries such as oil and gas, petrochemicals, power generation and transmission, and mining, and advise business at all levels, financial investors, and regulatory and government agencies.
Societal and market change present mounting challenges to asset-intensive industries such as oil and gas, petrochemicals, power generation and transmission, and mining. BRG Energy experts have deep experience in these industries and advise business at all levels, financial investors, and regulatory and government agencies in the area of Social License to Operate. Our experts advise clients regarding new green- and brown-field projects, as well as for existing operations. Our services are designed to highlight potential impacts and risks at an early stage.
Who We Are
BRG Social License to Operate experts offer multidisciplinary capabilities and have decades of industry experience, including corporate leadership of global asset-intensive companies, leadership of plant and commercial operations, safety and environmental, sustainable program development, asset management, project management, field supervision, and numerous engineering disciplines. Nearly three-quarters of our experts have advanced degrees and more than half have an engineering degree, and the majority of our senior experts have spent much of their careers as industry insiders. Our professionals understand the dynamic interaction between the extractive sectors, energy and power systems development, and the strain these can put on a community’s food, human, water, social, and cultural security.
Our experts work to provide safety solutions to meet client objectives, job conditions, and/or health and safety programs to identify compliance deficiencies, workplace hazards that may harm employees, and opportunities to improve health and safety programs. Services include:
- Case preparations
- Health assessments
BRG experts help clients measure and inform stakeholders on the anticipated effects on the environment of proposed projects, assess the impacts of operations on the environment, and quantify remedial action necessary where unacceptable impacts are indicated. In addition, our experts provide comprehensive strategies and services related to climate change and sustainability of resources. Services include:
- Impact assessments,
- Environmental cost monitoring
- Resource management systems
Our Social License to Operate experts engage in initiatives that are important to the interests of each client and that create societal progress, ecological conservation, and local program development. Starting at the early stages of the capital projects, they help clients create good relationships with stakeholders (government, companies, and communities). In addition, our experts play a key role in ongoing communications, including those of stakeholders, and conflict resolution to accommodate the needs of the community. Services include:
- Social engagements
- Habitat monitoring
- Local program development and monitoring