Arbutus Consulting provides counsel and support in Aboriginal and community engagement, consultation, permitting and government relations, corporate social responsibility and organizational program development. We help companies develop and execute Aboriginal and community engagement strategies to enhance their business interests and community presence.

Arbutus Consulting provides the skills and experience to create quality initiatives that fit your unique business and community needs, and the commitment to delivering on time, on budget and on strategy. We draw from extensive experience in the natural resources, marine transportation and power transmission sectors to offer strategic counsel on working with communities, First Nations, stakeholders and with multi-sector collaboratives.

Arbutus provides services in the areas of:

  • Community & Aboriginal Engagement/Consultation to build productive working relationships on project developments and operations
  • Permitting and feasibility studies (public and Aboriginal, socio-economic) and government relations
  • Social Responsibility and Sustainability planning, implementation and reporting
  • Community Development: local employment and business development

with expertise in:

  • Corporate program development
  • Consultation
  • Policy development
  • Strategic planning
  • Program development
  • Internal systems alignment
  • Implementation/project management
  • Negotiation
  • Due diligence
  • Project approvals and government relations