A range of expertise to build the right strategic solution
From urgent requirements to long-term strategies, Earnscliffe offers a complete range of strategic solutions to meet almost any need. Our flexible approach ensures every team we put together – and therefore every client – has the precise knowledge and expertise they need when they need it to understand, inform and act. See how we can help you.
Our solution offerings
More than ever, it is imperative to consider not just what you do, but how you do it. We can help you develop, navigate and effectively communicate your strategic objectives, while assuring accountability and transparency.
- Strategic planning
- Corporate communications
- Mergers and acquisitions (investor relations, Investment Canada Act reviews, procurement, market entry, foreign direct investment, integration planning)
- ESG (environmental policy, corporate social responsibility, diversity, equity and inclusion, governance reviews, key performance indicators and data interpretation)
Awareness and advocacy
The ability to communicate key information in a timely and authentic way is absolutely critical. Combining opinion research and communications expertise with a deep understanding of your political, policy and community environments, we can help you curate purposeful content and develop effective delivery plans designed to engage with your key audiences through the platforms that are most relevant to them.
- Public affairs
- Creative services
- Media relations (paid, earned, social, owned)
- Annual/sustainability reporting
- Opinion environment assessment
- Testing tactics
- Evaluation and tracking
Public policy and regulatory
There is no substitute for experience. Our team has operated in some of our country’s most senior political and governmental roles, so we are uniquely positioned to help you drive change. We can advise you on how government works, the players and relationships involved in decision-making, and the political and policy context in which decisions will be made.
- Public policy development
- Regulatory change
- Coalition building
- Stakeholder mapping
- Profile building
- Thought-leadership positioning
- Indigenous government engagement
- Identifying and factoring opinion pressures
Crisis communications is about trust and reputation. We provide strategic advisory services that can help you protect your people, assets and operations. We work with you and your team to effectively manage throughout a crisis, develop preventative and proactive measures, and respond to ongoing issues to support the continued positive reputation of your organization over the long-term.
- Crisis communications
- Perception audits
- Stakeholder engagement
- Media management
- Strategies driven by opinion research
- Rapid message optimization, testing and evaluation
- Reputation impact and fallout monitoring
Stakeholder and community engagement
Responsiveness to communities has never been more important in Canada. By identifying and tackling the pain points early on in a proposed project, we help you find unique and thoughtful ways to collaborate with community influencers to achieve acceptance. We provide actionable insights and advice to help you work effectively with communities and to overcome virtually any challenge.
- Community acceptance
- Stakeholder and public consultation
- Focus groups
- Engagement strategies
- Environmental assessment and permitting
- Indigenous community engagement
- Opinion research such as surveys, focus groups and online communities
Association and member management
Engaging members is imperative to truly understand the needs of those you represent and to speak with one clear voice and message. We can help you with everything from the strategic development of your membership framework to member recruitment, onboarding, communications, engagement, satisfaction, and retention.
- Secretariat services
- Policy development
- Lobby days
- Identifying, monitoring, and influencing member satisfaction
- Gathering feedback and testing new benefits or offerings
Get in touch to see how we can help
No matter what challenge or opportunity you are facing, we’ll put together a team of experts to help you move forward with confidence.