Southwest Decision Resources (SDR) is a dynamic team of facilitation and collaboration professionals.
We are committed to more inclusive and informed decision making on natural resource, community, and public policy issues; working with diverse partners to navigate complex issues. Through equitable engagement and a clear cooperative process, we help partners achieve higher quality, more broadly supported, and longer-lasting solutions.
SDR is a woman-owned small business based in Arizona and works across the Southwest and beyond.
Our approach emphasizes:
Assessing the situation and stakeholders to identify shared interests, potential challenges, and opportunities to work together
Designing a customized approach to guide the collaborative process forward
Building effective partnerships with and across communities, governments, NGOs, and many others
Facilitation and mediation to help diverse stakeholders find common ground and develop shared solutions
Collaborative problem solving to develop meaningful solutions for complex challenges
Strategic planning with organizations and collaboratives to build common goals and achieve clear outcomes
Capacity building through mentorship, training and coaching to help stakeholders become more effective collaborative leaders and participants
Our work covers diverse landscapes and communities and is centered around core areas of expertise.