Sanne Vermeulen moderating meeting

Built on lessons learnt from the owners’ experience in grassroots activities and with (local) governments, international organisations and companies, Social Side Up offers various community engagement services. By offering these services Social Side Up contributes to the creation of successful project delivery.

Helping clients succeed in implementing successful stakeholder engagement & tap into the potential of multi-stakeholder participation especially by including end users.


Community & Stakeholder Engagement

Social Side Up is leading in setting up and moderating community and stakeholder consultations. The co-creation, partnership building, and collaboration leads to improved project and plan development and implementation. Social Side Up is persuasive and experienced in gaining support and a social license to operate.

Assessments & evaluations

Social Side Up carries out: community/stakeholder needs assessments; social baseline studies; reviews of community risks & social impacts assessments; monitoring & evaluations during a project and after a project ended.

Social Side Up provides community insights by e.g. conducting surveys, interviews and focus groups.


Social Side Up is expert in advisory for community & social aspects.

You will be guided by Social Side Up’s knowledge of compliance with international standards, such as the IFC Performance Standards combined with practitioner analysis and community engagement outcomes. Social Side Up’s proactive and practical advice aims to improve your social performance, your key decisions on plan and project design & investments, stakeholder relations & social impact and risks management.


Strategy development & implementation

Based on Social Side Up’s extensive (international) knowledge and expertise, support is being provided to the development and implementation of well-considered and thorough community and stakeholder engagement, social performance strategies and Social Management plans.

Get in touch!

Social Side Up

Van Boshuizenstraat 423
1082AR Amsterdam
The Netherlands
CoC 77396022

Do you have a question? Please get in touch!
+31 (0) 6 48411021