Business-Community Synergies (BCS) is a small, networked, international firm specializing in impact assessments, participatory research and evaluations, and capacity building services to public and private sector clients in the context of extractive industries’ operations.  Our insights and know-how provide practical solutions to build long-term value for all stakeholders. 


We work with select clients providing in-depth, nuanced and careful analysis and advice that is actionable and builds relationships of trust. Our products and advice are tailored to each client’s specific needs, priorities and context. 


Four principles guide all BCS work:

  1. Respect all stakeholders' knowledge, languages and ways of thinking.
  2. Understand local power structures and relationships.
  3. Consider histories, diversities and past relationships.
  4. Assess and develop capacities for shared understanding.

Business-Community Synergies, LLC