S-TRENDCASTING™ – PLANNING FOR THE UNFORESEEN
We help teams build skills, programs and imagination needed to foresee earlier, the next disruptive social force and make better operating decisions
We help teams build skills, programs and imagination needed to foresee earlier, the next disruptive social force and make better operating decisions.
Outlying social risks identified in a facilitated process of structured imagination
Toolkit to manage risks as part of business planning cycle
Skills training to foresee and act on risks before they become public relations and reputational problems or constrain strategic and operational flexibility
Culture of forethought vs. afterthought on social issues
Co-created scenario planning to build future risk and opportunity
Prioritize action over reaction
"I have been very impressed with you and your staff through this process."
BOARD MEMBER, MULTINATIONAL FORTUNE 10 COMPANY
HOW WE HELP YOU SEE AROUND CORNERS
Operating plan for anticipated social movement impacts
Action plan to address interconnected risks as related to a gathering social issue
Understanding of customer and other stakeholder pain points related to a need addressed in a gathering social movement
Description of mutually beneficial partnerships
S. renewable energy development team
Qualified, professional analysis of sociopolitical and cultural trends impacting strategic planning & investment decisions
Safe, structured process to guide imaginative thinking around possible outcome scenarios, given trends and outlook
Reliable view of societal issues that will impact business — and what steps business can take to thrive amidst these emerging issues
Sharpened ability to “see around corners” and get ahead of future black swan events and trend shifts.
Anticipated timing of possible scenarios
"This process has been incredibly informative and thought-provoking."
WHY WORK WITH ACORN INTERNATIONAL?
Global reputation in leading workshops for business leaders, board members & investors.
Helped global energy company foresee and avoid what became moratoriums in 4 countries of interest.
More than 3 decades deploying social performance experience to industry
Expert social scientists focused on operating solutions in high-risk environments
Environmental & Social Baseline Survey & Impact Assessment
Stakeholder Engagement & Social Performance
Environmental & Social Due Diligence Assessment
ESG Strategy & Organizational Change
Capacity Building / Training
S-Trendcasting™ – Planning for the Unforeseen
S-Team On Demand CSR Talent
1801 Main St, Suite 1300
Houston, TX 77002, USA