With increasing global awareness of social and cultural issues, long-term project success depends more than ever on the ability to process complex social data, identify and manage social risks and impacts, engage effectively with stakeholders, and incorporate stakeholders’ priorities and concerns into project design and operations.
URS provides specialist social performance expertise. We offer unparalleled experience in the application of international best practice standards to local project conditions.
Through an integrated social impact and performance framework we identify strategically important social issues and risks, develop responses appropriate to client needs and resources, and establish social information and audit systems required to support ongoing management and reporting needs. URS links your strategic business and operational needs to the sustainability and development of host communities.
Our team of social scientists work with engineering and environmental specialists to incorporate social performance throughout all aspects of project sustainability planning, across a range of industries and disciplines including:
- Impact assessments
- Management plans
- Risk management