The provision of information to inform stakeholders of a proposal, activity or decision. The information provided may be designed to help stakeholders in understanding an issue, alternatives, solutions or the decision-making process. Information flows are one-way. Information can flow either from the company to stakeholders or vice versa.

(Source: based on information from Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEAT). 2002. Stakeholder Engagement, Integrated Environmental Management. DEAT Info. Series 3.