CSR has become common place for companies in Zambia. Mining, telecommunications companies, banks and hotels practice CSR initiatives in different forms. Mining has been the biggest revenue earner for Zambia since the colonial era. Since the 1990s, CSR has been taken on by the mining companies in order to contribute to the
Internationally and in South Africa, mining companies are increasingly referring to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and partnerships in terms of the business case, or the expectation that being responsible and collaborating with stakeholders is good for profits.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a type of international private business self-regulation that aims to contribute to societal goals of a philanthropic, activist, or charitable nature or by engage in or support volunteering or ethically-oriented practices.
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.
Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives 6Bulletin "It is necessary for mining companies to embrace the notion of CSR in order to contribute to wider development objectives. As CSR approaches could be voluntary or legislated, it is important to entrench
This paper focuses on the comparison of corporate social responsibility in mining industry. It compares specifi c territorial areas of two diff erent countries – one of them country that could ...
Mining CSR, in the words of miningfacts.org, a Canadian website, refers to "voluntary actions undertaken by mining companies to either improve the living conditions (economic, social and environmental) of local communities or to reduce the negative effects of mining projects.
Communities often see CSR as a "green wash" on the part of multinational mining companies. Visser's critiques that Western conceptions and models of CSR …
While some mining operators may hope that their industry is exempt from taking on corporate social responsibility initiatives, this approach can hurt a company in the long run. It could take years to recover from the fallout if a firm fails to recognize CSR as one of the biggest issues facing the industry and respond appropriately.
between the mining sector and the local and regional economies, corporate social responsibility, among others. With this paper about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), prepared by Social Capital Group on behalf of Oxfam America, we would like to contribute in a discussion that leads to possible ways of action and learning that each actor may
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is often used to describe the social and environmental contributions and consequences of corporative activities and action. It entails three key dimensions--economic development, environmental protection and social cohesion. • Related content: Top 10 Associations raising awareness for the mining industry To truly be a successful mining company, CSR ...
Mining Companies are Taking CSR Seriously. The activities of mining companies often affect the communities in which they operate, and these companies have an obligation to deal with negative repercussions while they are busy with operations, and after they cease operations. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an integral part of credible ...
Canadian mining companies operate in more than 100 countries around the world, making it one of the few sectors of the Canadian economy that can call itself a global leader. Canadian mining investment overseas generates significant economic contributions to host countries and communities, helping to raise living standards and eradicating poverty where they operate.
The corporate social responsibility (CSR) agenda has been a part of the global debate on socio-economic development for many decades. Countless claims have been made that CSR can contribute towards more inclusive development and the alleviation of poverty. This briefing examines the concept and role of CSR in the mining industry of South Africa.
Mining may act as a reference point for other companies wishing to contribute to sustainable development through their CSR policies and programs. A case study focusing on the CSR programs of a mining company was chosen because mining has been the subject of serious criticisms regarding its impact on
Examines corporate social responsibility (CSR) decision-making in the mining industry. • Explores how mining companies understand CSR as risk management. • Identifies and explores reputational, operational and regulatory risks in the mining industry. • Examines how risk management limits the development potential of CSR activities.
CSR Limited is a major Australian industrial company, producing building products and having a 25% share in the Tomago aluminium smelter located near Newcastle, New South Wales.It is publicly traded on the Australian Securities Exchange.In 2012, it has approximately 3,600 employees and reported an after-tax profit of $90.7 million (pre-significant items).
Well-executed CSR Programs for mining companies are key to lower financial risk and higher returns on investment. Both consumers and investors are …
corporate social responsibility, environmental policies, and community complaints, and the fiduciary responsibility of a corporation to its stakeholders, particularly within mining companies operating in Ghana.
This is where the corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects of a mining company are essential in underscoring their operations as a responsible and sustainable effort—and separating them from illegal and unregulated projects that only leave the earth bare. Initial benefits of mining
Feb 14, 2018· How important is corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the mining world? Ask any successful Read more. Operations Safety CSR. Top 5 socially responsible mining companies in Canada: 2015. By . Admin . Jun 16, 2015, 8:15AM Operations Safety CSR. Top 5 socially responsible mining companies in Canada: 2015. By .
Oct 15, 2010· This academic survey focused, in the Gecamines owned state monopolistic company closed era, on the practices of social responsibility of the mining companies in Katanga. In terms of methodology, the starting point for research is the definition of corporate social responsibility adopted by the European Commission in its Green Paper of 2001.
This paper examines the national politics of mining and corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Zambia, Ghana and Peru. The paper draws on research conducted as part of 3-year British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship looking at the role of international standards in mining company behaviour in developing countries.
Corporate social responsibility in the mining industry: Exploring trends in social and environmental disclosure ... CSR calls for a company to respond not only to its shareholders, but also to other stakeholders, ... Recent trends in social and environmental disclosure – a case study of the top 10 mining companies 4.1. Methodology.
Mining companies in Ghana seem to have responded somehow over the years to the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) call but some still face open resistance from members of the communities who see them (mining companies) as socially irresponsible. The research sought to unearth the views and concerns of the local communities about the CSR activities of mining companies …
Corporate Social Responsibility in South Africa's Mining Industry: Redressing the Legacy of Apartheid Madeleine Busacca Claremont McKenna College This Open Access Senior Thesis is brought to you by [email protected] It has been accepted for inclusion in this collection by an authorized administrator.
Mar 13, 2014· The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes of mining companies tend to focus on community initiatives as their impact in economic, social and environmental terms is felt greatest at the local level. However, the effectiveness of CSR initiatives in the oil, gas and mining sectors has been increasingly questioned.
Corporate Social Responsibility, Local Community, Mining Company 1. Introduction The practical implications of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) have received much attention -. Re-search suggests that corporate social responsibility represents a differentiating factor that may be used success-
Jun 25, 2013· We accept that not all corporate social responsibility (CSR) is undertaken voluntarily, and that companies are in some ways pressured by the need to comply with Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) legislation. The BEE legislation places an onus on companies to be circumspect in their internal and external operations so as to address the social and …
Nov 10, 2018· Today, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become a big buzzword in this sector. CSR is of great importance in mining as it contributes in a meaningful way to sustainable development and adds value to stakeholders. Along with that it helps companies in securing their 'social license to operate' in the society.