The Role of CSR in Development A Case Study Involving the Mining Industry in South America By Melissa Whellams CSR Corporate Social Responsibility But like most companies Newmont Mining executes its CSR programs mainly in the regions where the company
Sep 10 2010There is an argument that some companies—such as those that deal in weapons and tobacco--just can't do corporate responsibility in a meaningful way How does the world's largest fast-food chain practice corporate social responsibility that is both contextual and real? Although the last part might be too much to swallow for critics who
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Sep 21 2013Corporate Social Responsibility Discourse in the Mining Sector A Case of Mining Corporations and their Communities in Zambia [Shem Sikombe] on Amazon *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers The CSR discourse has taken a centre stage in the field of organisation and leadership today This is so particularly because organisations are such a pervasive feature of our lives
Sep 02 2010The behaviour the Ministry of Mines seems to have turned out as the big PR wing of these mining companies In the recent past the Government of the Republic of Zambia the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Mines' office have rained 'hail-storm' on the information dissemination on the findings of the report to the point of threatening
Social Responsibility for Broad Based Em-powerment in the Mining Industry Corporate Social Responsibility is a business process a company adopts beyond its legal obliga-tions in order to create added economic so-cial and environmental value to society and to minimize potential adverse effects from business activities
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has recently become prominent in the international development agenda Corporations and current international development discourse promote CSR with claims that local and state governments lack the capability to adequately address social issues and deliver benefits from resource revenues to local communities
DEVELOPMENT ETHICSSince the mid-twentieth century development has been promoted as the process of overcoming the condition of deprivation that prevails in many regions of the world Underdevelopment is correspondingly a situation from which people and governments want to remove themselves using science and technology to increase efficiency and generate innovations in the
In particular the requirement that mining companies take on responsibility for others' damages is hindering cleanup not helping it Superfund and the Clean Water Act are keeping both mining companies and state governments which have an increasing role in environmental-protection matters from active reclamation of abandoned sites
Sep 11 2012For now the mining strikes appear to highlight the income gap as well as a leadership gap in the Rainbow Nation One of the miners told CNN's Nkepile Mabuse It seems as though the government has forgotten about us and is siding with the mining companies Black people in South Africa are being used like toilet paper and then flushed
For the following four years he was Business Affairs Editor running the paper's coverage of business finance science and technology He also helps with new initiatives undertaken by The Economist Group His special report on corporate social responsibility "Just good business" was published in 2008
Jun 25 2013Companies are also encouraged to assist previously disadvantaged groups to take an active part in the South African economy Sustainable CSR and Mining in South Africa with a greater platform to address Corporate Social Responsibility in the mining sector
Jul 22 2011Introduction Fundamental to any consideration of citizen engagement in policymaking and the design of public services is the recognition that the citizens in a democracy have both rights and duties and that democratic governance provides opportunities for citizens to participate actively in shaping their world
They account for around 80% of Zambia's annual copper production They account for most of the mining employment most of the corporate social investment and most of the media publicity They are the leaders in direct fixed investment in the industry having ploughed a collective $12 4 billion into new mining projects between 2000 and 2014
The Absence of Corporate Social Responsibility in Zambia Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has gained great traction as a movement encouraging companies and corporations to take responsibility for the impacts the organization has on the greater society beyond their pursuit of profit
Critics however argued that grand corruption and World Bank influence backed by soft loans to fund huge infrastructure projects are to blame Some politicians are also accused of owning shares in such mining companies which allowed them to give too much concession
Practices vary in different companies and different countries The motivation for each is different but nonetheless there is an agreed unwritten code about being good corporate citizens CSR has become common place for companies in Zambia Mining telecommunications companies banks and hotels practice CSR initiatives in different forms
The government maintained an equity position in most of the major mining companies but the industry was operated for the most part on a privately owned free-market basis In a 50 – 50 joint partnership with De Beers Centenary the government owned Debswana Diamond the country's largest mining
Jul 20 2010Multinational corporations (MNCs) engage in very useful and morally defensible activities in Third World countries for which they frequently have received little credit Significant among these activities are their extension of opportunities for earning higher incomes as well as the consumption of improved quality goods and services to people in poorer regions of the world Instead these
Context of mining and Corporate Social Responsibility in Zambia through a postdevelopment lens and feminist approaches Zambia Vision 2030 Vision statement reads in part Zambians by 2030 aspire to live in a strong and dynamic middle-income industrial nation that provides opportunities for improving the wellbeing of all embodying values of socio-
'Cursed' communities? Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) company towns and the mining industry in Namibia Article Accepted Version Littlewood D (2014) 'Cursed' communities? Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) company towns and the mining industry in Namibia
We are adopting a new form and rule pursuant to Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to the use of conflict minerals Section 1502 added Section 13(p) to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 which requires the Commission to promulgate rules
Mike Derry mike derrynews-mail au CANE growers have no way of stopping mining companies moving on to their land to explore for minerals In a legal opinion distributed by Canegrowers Bundaberg farmers have been told the state government owns all the natural resources on land even private freehold land
Local clinics registered over 1 000 residents affected by the spill who complained of abdominal pains diarrhoea and vomiting While the owners mining companies Glencore and First Quantum maintained that this was a tragic accident critics claimed that the companies were neglecting their environmental responsibility
ABSTRACT Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) includes economic social and environmental aspects and it has particular significance in mining This paper explores the subject of CSR in the mining industry and the main synergies between CSR and environmental safety and quality management systems whose adoption has increased during recent decades
Nov 19 2019However critics argue private firms can exploit their monopoly power and ignore wider social costs Privatisation is often achieved through listing the new private company on the stock market In the 1980s and 1990s the UK privatised many previously state-owned industries such as BP BT British Airways electricity companies gas companies
The Limitations of Corporate Social Responsibility on Zambia's Copperbelt Published by MAC on 2008-09-26 The Limitations of Corporate Social Responsibility on Zambia's Copperbelt by Patricia Feeney Oxfam (November 2001) the large mining companies were able to dictate their own terms and exact maximum advantage for themselves and
Mining and Corporate Social Responsibility Partnerships in South Africa L Mabuza N Msezane and M Kwata In the light of challenges associated with sustainable development in the developing world the mining industry as is the case with other industries has been compelled to relook issues pertinent
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