Identifying Carbon Management Stakeholders

How to use this section

Use this section to map relevant stakeholders in your community and consider who should be a part of the decision-making process. 

Stakeholder Guide

For communities seeking to implement a carbon management project, a necessary first step is stakeholder engagement—an inclusive and participatory process bringing together essential parties. This means that project leaders should seek consultation, support, and assistance from diverse members of their community as they develop new projects, programs, and practices.

This section of the Carbon Management Civic Toolkit provides guidance to interested parties on how to develop an engagement strategy, outlining key stakeholders to involve. While not meant to be an exhaustive list, this guide includes an overview of relevant stakeholder groups, describing their potential roles and why each group should be a part of the decision-making process. 


Who has a role in carbon management?
  • Chambers of commerce 
  • Community groups 
  • Environmental and conservation organizations 
  • Landowners 
  • Local governments


  • Public health professionals 
  • First responders 
  • Organized labor & workers 
  • Financers