We identify and help our clients steer successfully through the minefield of issues and trends that could potentially derail business success.

On issues of corporate governance, regulatory compliance, activism, litigation, changing public perceptions, community-based trends, environmental topics, sustainability or public health concerns, we has the tools and experienced teams to identify and interpret key issues as they emerge and to develop meaningful strategies to effectively manage or leverage them. We also actively participate in leading global organizations devoted to issue management, receiving timely intelligence and insights about all aspects of effective management strategies.


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• Intelligence Gathering, Environmental Scans and Forecasting

• Interdisciplinary Team Mobilization and Training
• CEO and Board Briefings
• Strategic Response Planning and Implementation
• Alliance-building and Third-party Resource Development
• White Paper and Strategic Materials Development
• Audience Surveys and Studies
• Message Development and Communications Management
• Team Facilitation and Support
• Program Refinement and Measurement


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The proposed FSMA rule for intentional contamination uses the phrase "a person knowledgeable about food defense" in several places. What it doesn't tell you is how to choose a consultant (internal or ...
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Missing from the proposed FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) rule on intentional contamination is any requirement for "broad mitigation strategies."  In this article we will explore the implica...
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The FSMA proposed rule on intentional contamination provides two ways to determine what are called "actionable process steps."  This is a facility and process-specific "point, step or procedure" ...
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In Part 1 of this blog we discussed the first of two approaches for determining "actionable process steps."  This is a facility-specific "point, step, or procedure" in a food process where there ...
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People that have been working with Food Defense will notice some things that they have previously focused on that are missing from the proposed rule for intentional contamination. In this post we will...
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