Social Capital, Sustainable Development, and the Corporation
Robert Boutilier is President of Robert Boutilier & Associates, a Vancouver-based consulting firm specializing in stakeholder relations. He is also Executive Director of the Atzingo Institute for Stakeholder Network Studies and an associate at both the Centre for Sustainable Community Development at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, and the Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility, Melbourne.
Using custom research, he has provided strategic advice to organizations for over 20 years. His experience ranges from the board rooms of financial institutions in the developed world to subsistence villages in remote regions of the developing world. He has developed techniques for measuring the Social Licence to Operate and the socio-political risk in stakeholder networks. His Stakeholder 360 (TM) technique produces strategies for sustainable community development and provides input for an agent-based model that simulates the political dynamics around large scale operations.