Government Relations Services
Politics has an impact on business, but business professionals do not always comprehend the difficulties of running a country and politicians do not always understand the complexities of running a business. That’s why we are providing professional support to both about the potential effect a legislation could have on an industry. Without an understanding of the political processes, opportunities to shape the outcome of legislation that affects a given business can be missed.
Through our government relations services we educate our clients about the political processes and identify and monitor important issues – issues that affect their business. Once these issues are identified, we offer advice and a strategic roadmap on how to influence the underlying laws and public policy. And, when necessary, ensure that our client’s position is considered in the debate by lobbying public officials, staff, and/or the general public.
Our government relations services as a whole, provide our clients a competitive advantage over others by means of professional handling of media communications, issue management, corporate and social responsibility, information dissemination and crisis communications.
An effective government relations strategy includes defining your issues, identifying legislative leads, building relationships with elected officials, and structuring a grassroots advocacy program, all of which are fundamental pillars in public affairs.
Range of Industries :
Oil and Gas
Our client-oriented services include :
Political know-how refers to corporation’s means and capabilities through which the decision makers develop innovative strategies to obtain a competitive advantage using asymmetric knowledge at hand – that is any situation, when somebody in a market, knows something that nobody else in the market knows. We call this type of knowledge “uncommon sense”, where political know-how serves as the main tool to obtain such a vantage point. Working closely with our clients we provide an unparalled political know-how capability to our clients so that they can always stay one step ahead of their competitors.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a self-regulating business model that helps a company be socially accountable—to itself, its stakeholders, and the public. By practicing corporate social responsibility, also called corporate citizenship, companies can be conscious of the kind of impact they are having on all aspects of society, including economic, social, and environmental. We support our clients to engage in CSR so that, in the ordinary course of business, we ensure our client is operating in ways that enhance society and the environment.
Most of the time companies go unaware of respective legislations that will affect their line of businesses. Through our legislation monitoring service we help our clients to identify, understand and monitor legislations relevant to their interests at the early phases of policy building.
Doing business abroad requires a comprehensive understanding of political and social culture in the country you are operating. Rules and regulations aside, political and cultural sensitivities are mostly the greatest obstacles when you go abroad to do any kind of business. With our deep knowledge and experience in unwritten political and cultural rules in doing business, we simply serve as a «sherpa» to our clients in other countries.
Public opinion is a phenomenon companies should take very seriously. Despite the success of a company in providing quality services or products to its customers, once the public opinion turns negative, it can lead to colossal failures. In QU4TRO, we handle media and public communications of our clients to ensure they always have a favorable public opinion on their side.
Crisis communication is a method of corresponding with people and organizations during a disruptive event to provide them with the information they need to respond to the situation. When a crisis occurs, proactive, quick and detailed communication is critical. Through our crisis communications service we not only provide the right method and content to inform the actors, we also create a set of guidelines to be used for preparing a business for an emergency or unexpected event. These plans include steps to take when a crisis first emerges, how to communicate with the public, and how to prevent the issue from occurring again.