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Ecosystem Stakeholder Engagement Plan

Quickly plan how you will address the needs of your key ecosystem stakeholders with concrete next steps of action.

explorer labs ecosystem stakeholder engagement plan tool canvas
Three key barriers and blockages facing this stakeholder from engaging
Three ways in which you can over come identified barriers and blockages
Concrete actions and next steps to take to over come stakeholder barriers and blockages

What does it do?

Enables you to articulate the top reasons blocking your ecosystem stakeholder(s) from engaging with your challenge domain.  Decide on concrete actions and next steps you can take to overcome your stakeholder barriers and blockers.

  • Identify top 3 reasons preventing your stakeholder(s) from engaging
  • Uncover 3 ways in which you can overcome your stakeholder reservations
  • Create concrete actions and next steps to begin overcoming blockages or barriers

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When to use it

Use this canvas once you have prioritized your key stakeholders in terms of engagement interest and level of importance using the Stakeholder Interest Matrix tool. 

This tool can then be used to prioritize the key barriers and blockages preventing your stakeholder(s) from engaging in your challenge space.

Once completed, you’ll have a concrete plan of action and three ways in which you can overcome engagement reservations or barriers.

You will then be able to onboard stakeholders to get involved in addressing your sustainability challenge.

How to use it


Write down your top three barriers or blockages for this particular stakeholder. Hint: these were uncovered using the Ecosystem Stakeholder Empathy Map tool.


Next, write down three ways in which you can actively overcome these barriers or blockages.


Finally, write down the concrete actions and next steps you are willing to take to overcome the barriers or blockages currently preventing your stakeholder(s) from engaging in your sustainability challenge domain.

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