Four Principles Underpin the BCS Approach and Methodology
- Respecting stakeholders’ knowledge, logics and languages.
- Mapping power relations to understand the interactions of the local power structure with actors such as donors, corporate and civil society organizations.
- Understanding contextual characteristics shaped by history, current problems, diversities and resistances in order to appreciate their relative influence.
- Assessing community and company capacities for change to create shared understanding.