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  1. 1. Creating knowledge, producing better social environments<br />Presentation<br />March, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Who we are<br /><ul><li>Societas is a consulting firm which conducts studies, designs and evaluates projects, develops communications and community relations strategies and provides advice on social issues.
  3. 3. Our multidisciplinary team is composed of highly professional consultants who guarantee solutions tailored to specific social contexts.</li></li></ul><li>Societas<br /><ul><li>MISSION</li></ul>To build useful knowledge and foster a better social environment. <br /><ul><li>VISION</li></ul>To be a leading social management consulting firm in Peru, with a reputation for academic quality, technical experience and impeccable ethical conduct.<br />
  4. 4. Our work<br /><ul><li>Rural development
  5. 5. Urban planning
  6. 6. State and public policy
  7. 7. Extractive industries
  8. 8. Environment
  9. 9. Tourism</li></li></ul><li>Strategic actions<br />Designing practical, strategic and responsible solutions for our partners to achieve their social objectives.<br />Providing tools for decision-making in the social field.<br />Facilitating dialogue between stakeholders to achieve common objectives and a better social environment.<br /> We guarantee this strategy by using applied, specific and interdisciplinary studies, our extensive knowledge of cross-cultural experience and by providing customized, sustained expert advice.<br />
  10. 10. The social responsibility approach<br /><ul><li>Negative impact management: externality control. </li></ul> Impact management<br /><ul><li>Responsibility to the surrounding community, above and beyond the direct benefits and impacts companies produce. </li></ul> Commitment<br /><ul><li>Social management incorporated into the activities of the company and its contractors. </li></ul> Integrated management <br />
  11. 11. Social management system<br />We have developed an<br />integral approach that covers the<br />project cycle, both for<br />development and private sectors. This approach is aligned with international standards such us the ISO 26000.<br />PARTICIPATION<br />
  12. 12. Products and services<br /><ul><li>IDENTIFYING CRITICAL ISSUES AND STAKEHOLDERS
  13. 13. Stakeholder mapping
  14. 14. Social risk analysis
  15. 15. Social due diligence
  17. 17. Social impact assessment, emphasizing gender
  18. 18. Local monitoring system
  19. 19. Analysis of regional and local political contexts
  20. 20. Geographic information systems</li></li></ul><li>Products and services<br /><ul><li>ESTABLISHING GOALS
  21. 21. Community relations plans
  22. 22. Designing logframes
  23. 23. Strategic planning
  25. 25. Internal alignment</li></li></ul><li>Products and services<br /><ul><li>VERIFYING RESULTS AND TAKING ACTION
  26. 26. Project evaluation
  28. 28. Participatory workshops
  29. 29. Communications and community relations campaigns
  31. 31. Canon distribution
  32. 32. Participatory budget
  33. 33. Social management systems</li></li></ul><li>Competitive advantages <br />Every project is the responsibility of highly qualified consultants who have extensive experience in their fields.<br />We have a multidisciplinary approach that guarantees multi-faceted products fine-tuned to specific contexts.<br />Our consultants are independent and have no links with economic groups or political parties. They have experience of working in both the public and private sectors and with international cooperation agencies.<br />
  34. 34. Our team<br />Management<br /><ul><li>Gerardo Castillo –General Director </li></ul> Gerardo is an anthropologist, and has a Master’s Degree in International Development from the University of Bath and another in Geography from the University of Oklahoma. He is coordinator in the Diploma in Extractive Industries: Surveillance and Sustainable Development and lecturer in the Social Science Department of Peru’s Catholic University. Gerardo is a senior consultant in social development and extractive industries with over ten years experience in the sector.<br />
  35. 35. Our team<br />Management<br /><ul><li>Laura Soria– Project coordinator</li></ul> Laura has an Anthropology degree from Peru’s Catholic University and is reading for a Master’s degree in Gender, Sexuality and Public Policy at the San Marcos First National University. She has hands-on knowledge of managing local development projects with a gender focus, mainly in urban areas. She has experience with technical assistance for citizens’ participation in consensus-built planning and the participatory budget; and with creating links between the public sector (local government) and the private sector (civil society, trade associations and companies). <br />
  36. 36. Extractive industries team<br /><ul><li>Gerardo Castillo</li></ul>Senior social adviser to AMEC, SNC-Lavalin, Social Capital Group and Walsh Peru and with work experience in Canada, the United States, Guyana and Peru. Gerardo has been consultant to firms such as Rio Tinto, Anglo American, Xtsrata, Antamina, MineraYanacocha, Cerro Verde, SaviaPerú and Perú LNG.<br /><ul><li>María Amelia Trigoso</li></ul>Maria Amelia has worked as the Community Coordinator for Concession Projects in the Social and Environmental Affairs Office of the Peruvian Ministry of Transport and Communications.<br /><ul><li>Camilo León</li></ul> After working as social advisor for the Ministry of Energy and Mining, Camilo has been Project Manager in Social Capital Group and Community Relations Manager in SociedadMinera Cerro Verde, a Peruvian subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan. He is an expert in community relations management and social ressetlement.<br />
  37. 37. Extractive industries team<br /><ul><li>Patricia Díaz</li></ul> Patricia is a specialist in drafting social base-lines and has worked for a variety of mining and oil projects. She was in charge of monitoring the community and environment in the Camisea project, for Oxfam America.<br /><ul><li>María Luisa Burneo</li></ul> Anthropologist with strong experience analyzing social conflicts in rural areas around extractive industries. Analysts of political and regional contexts and decentralization systems.<br /><ul><li>Patricia Fuertes</li></ul> Patricia is an economist with strong experience in project evaluation, rural development with a gender approach, social impacts analysis, and evaluation of tax distribution in extractive regions.<br />
  38. 38. Ourteam<br /><ul><li>Laura Soria</li></ul>Specialist in urban planning and development, local development, citizens’ participation and gender.<br /><ul><li>María Amelia Trigoso </li></ul> Specialist in drafting, conducting and evaluating social and environmental impact studies.<br /><ul><li>Máximo Gallo</li></ul> Specialist in project management and stakeholder relations.<br /><ul><li>Dominique Van derBorght</li></ul>International consultant, specialist in social development program design, management and evaluation.<br /><ul><li>Gerardo Castillo</li></ul> Specialist in social development and the extractive industry.<br /><ul><li>Jorge Aragón</li></ul> Specialist in political analysis and quantitative research methods.<br />
  39. 39. Our team<br /><ul><li>Norma Fuller</li></ul>Specialist in rural diagnostics, gender relations and the impact of the tourism industry.<br /><ul><li>Patricia Díaz</li></ul>Specialist in monitoring extractive industry projects.<br /><ul><li>Patricia Fuertes</li></ul> Specialist in rural economy, social programs evaluation and poverty reduction.<br /><ul><li>María Luis Burneo</li></ul> Specialist in social conflict analysis around extractive industries.<br /><ul><li>Miguel Villaseca</li></ul>Specialist in corporate social responsibility, process management, pedagogy and urbanism.<br /><ul><li>Norma Correa</li></ul> Specialist in in social and public policies, international cooperation and research methodologies.<br />
  40. 40. Our team<br /><ul><li>Rafael Anselmi</li></ul> Specialist in teaching methods.<br /><ul><li>Violeta Barrientos</li></ul> Specialist in gender and sexual and reproductive rights policies.<br /><ul><li>Camilo León</li></ul> Specialist in community relations management and social resettlement.<br />
  41. 41. Our experience<br /><ul><li>DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS
  42. 42. German Cooperation for Development - GTZ
  43. 43. IDRC
  44. 44. Inter American Development Bank
  45. 45. Oxfam America
  46. 46. Revenue Watch Institute
  47. 47. USAID
  48. 48. World Bank
  50. 50. Ministry of Transport and Communications
  51. 51. Prime Minister’s Office
  53. 53. Anglo American – Michiquillay
  54. 54. Antamina
  55. 55. Cerro Verde
  56. 56. Environmental Resources Management - ERM
  57. 57. MineraYanacocha
  58. 58. Peru LNG
  59. 59. Rio Tinto – La Granja
  60. 60. SAVIA Perú
  61. 61. TerminalesPortuariosEuroandinos
  62. 62. Xstrata – Las Bambas</li></li></ul><li>Contactus<br /><ul><li>Laura Soria</li></ul>Project coordinator<br /><br /><br /> (511) 2437-609<br /> (511) 997600-825<br /><br /><br />