Policy and Governance

At its root, every group is based on a social contract, the terms of which arise from decisions of the members. Making those decisions in a fair way that creates strong buy-in is critical to the sustainability of any group.

Ethelo provides a highly effective approach to broad-based,decision-making to assist groups in developing policies, identifying leaders and shaping  strategic direction.

Public Policy Consultations

More and more, members of the public are demanding a role in shaping the policies that affect them. In these two case studies, Ethelo was used to by citizen groups to engage citizens in creating a mandate for politicians to create new laws and public policies.

Electoral Reform Case Study
Transit Policy Case Study
Marijuana Legalization Demonstration
Fuller Case Study
Leadnow Case Study
PartyX Case Study

Political Platform Development

Creating a political platform that voters will support means asking people what they want. Ethelo provides a new way of engaging voters directly in the policy development process. In these examples, Ethelo was used to engage voters and identify election positions and priorities keys issues such as environment, taxation, health, education and foreign policy.

Political Platform Development

Creating a political platform that voters will support means asking people what they want. Ethelo provides a new way of engaging voters directly in the policy development process. In these examples, Ethelo was used to engage voters and identify election positions and priorities keys issues such as environment, taxation, health, education and foreign policy.

Fuller Case Study
Leadnow Case Study
PartyX Case Study

International Policy

International policy making is, by definition, a group decision-making exercise. In these two examples, international policy experts combined their knowledge using Ethelo to analyze a diverse set of perspectives and find solutions that could bridge barriers to peace.

Violent Extremism Case Study
Treaty-Making Demonstration
Treaty-Making Video
Land Trust Case Study
GenSqueeze Case Study

Member-Led Policy Creation

Member-based organizations must consult regularly with their members to maintain alignment. In these two case studies, Ethelo was used by large, national organizations to engage their members to revise key policy documents and adjust their strategic direction.

Member-Led Policy Creation

Member-based organizations must consult regularly with their members to maintain alignment. In these two case studies, Ethelo was used by large, national organizations to engage their members to revise key policy documents and adjust their strategic direction.

Land Trust Case Study
GenSqueeze Case Study

Corporate Policy & Governance

Good corporate practice requires accountable governance and clear policies. In these two examples, Ethelo is used to create a platform for an Annual General Meeting and director elections, and a socially and environmentally responsible procurement policy.

Ethelo Case Study
Procurement Policy Demonstration
Condo Case Study
Change Management Case Study

Conflict Resolution

Conflicts that arise in large groups can become extremely time consuming and disruptive. Without processes to reconcile divergent interests and perspectives, the unity and sustainability of the group itself can come under threat. These two case studies illustrate Ethelo’s ability to find outcomes that fairly reconcile different perspectives.

Conflict Resolution

Conflicts that arise in large groups can become extremely time consuming and disruptive. Without processes to reconcile divergent interests and perspectives, the unity and sustainability of the group itself can come under threat. These two case studies illustrate Ethelo’s ability to find outcomes that fairly reconcile different perspectives.

Condo Case Study
Change Management Case Study