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Corporate Social Responsibility in Mining in Southern ...

Ralph Hamann and Paul Kapelus argue that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)-related narratives and practices can be fruitfully assessed with reference to accountability and fairness as key criteria. Brief case studies of mining in South Africa and Zambia suggest that there are still important gaps between mining companies' CSR activities, on the one hand, and …

CSR and the mining industry | Inquirer Opinion

The project had several objectives: (1) to educate mining firms and other stakeholders (government and communities) on relevant CSR issues and practices in order to increase awareness on best CSR practices in mining corporations; (2) to provide information and logical frameworks that will help practitioners effectively implement CSR programs in the mining …

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF THE INTERNATIONAL …

Social Responsibility (CSR) policies and responses by the major international companies operating in the DRC should provide useful insight. Mining activities in the DRC are governed by the Mining Code enacted by Law No. 007/2002 and the implementing measures are provided by the Mining Regulation enacted by Decree No. 038/2003. Although the

Corporate Social Responsibility in the Congolese mining ...

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 …

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN THE MINING …

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 …

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Using a case study of two multinational mining companies operating in the Western Region of Ghana, West Africa, this paper aims to examine the community development approaches of large scale mining companies, with particular reference to how they may engender community dependency. The paper begins with a review of CSR in the mining industry, corporate …

Corporate social responsibility in the mining industry ...

Reports are covering more complex issues relating to sustainability and CSR, indicating the increasing maturation of over-arching CSR strategies and policies within the mining companies studied. However, this maturation process is far from uniform, with some mining companies in the top 10 trailing far behind others in the development of social ...

The Evolution of Sustainable CSR in Global Mining

Let's take a look at what is really happening in mining companies when it comes to CSR. Emphasising Human Rights. The latest paradigm shift in the mining industry places an emphasis on human rights. While health and …

Corporate Social Responsibility – Apex Mining Co. Inc.

The corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs of APX reflect its genuine commitment to be a responsible miner and a catalyst for sustainable community development. Through its Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) that provides long term economic, social, and environmental benefits to all its stakeholders, especially in the ...

Corporate Social Responsibility of Mining Industries by ...

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.

(PDF) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the mining ...

For mining companies, CSR is the manifestation of a move towards greater sustainability in the industry i.e. the practical implementation of the …

The top 50 biggest mining companies in the world - …

The MINING.COM Top 50* most valuable mining companies pared much of the losses suffered in the third quarter, adding a combined $86.3 billion in market capitalization over the final three months ...

Corporate Social Responsibility Activities of Mining ...

Corporate Social Responsibility, Local Community, Mining Company 1. Introduction The practical implications of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) have received much attention [1]-[5]. Re-search suggests that corporate social responsibility represents a differentiating factor that may be used success-

Corporate Social Responsibility in South Africa's Mining ...

mining companies should work to align their CSR policies and engagement with national and local development plans. Reco MM enDA tions • Mining companies should think more critically about the relevance of CSR practice to their business. Enhancing 'socially responsible investment' should be central to their corporate strategy.

Regulating Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the ...

social responsibility (CSR) approaches in large scale mining. In this policy brief, I analyze how the government and gold mining companies framed a range of socio-political pressures as various types of risks and positioned formal 1 Aside from Kumtor, there are eight gold mines of medium and large sizes in production (NRGI, 2017).

(PDF) CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN MINING …

brief case studies of mining in south africa and zambia suggest that there are still important gaps between mining companies' csr activities, on the one …

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN THE MINING …

essential role, and various mining companies have introduced systems for quality, environment and occupational health and safety management. It is now the turn of Corporate Social Responsibility, which must be integrated into the mission, values and strategy of corporations [4]. 2.

CSR, Sustainability and the Mining Business | E & MJ

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 …

Is Corporate Social Responsibility possible in the mining ...

small and medium sized companies in the surface mining industry in Catalonia (Spain). Specifically, it identifies the most salient CSR practices, procedures and metrics and the profiles of companies more prone to adopt them. To fulfill this aim, a survey has been conducted. Results show that mining companies are familiar with CSR practices, but

Mining and Corporate Social Responsibility Partnerships …

tivate mining companies to participate actively in CSR partnerships. Other legislation aimed at trans-forming different sectors (mining included) are the Preferential Procurement Framework Act (Act No. 5 of 2000), which calls on industry to procure ma-terials and services from companies owned and managed by previously disadvantaged individuals

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF MINING …

CSR of mining companies. The paper discusses the differences in perception and proposes to redefine the scope of CSR components revisiting both Carroll's and Visser's approaches. 2. CSR AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES According to the view that a firm is a purely economic institution,

Model of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Gold …

Martabe Gold Mine in Batangtoru District, South Tapanuli Regency, North Sumatra Province has long implemented CSR. In the exploration phase, the company has issued CSR funds amounting to Rp. 6.02 billion more (Saleh and Basit, 2012). After the company enters the production stage in the sense that mining has produced gold, the CSR budget spent ...

Putting Corporate Social Responsibility to Work in …

tools for mine operators, as highlighted by the work products of a number of international organizations such as the Global Mining Institute (a meeting of global mining companies in 1998) and the International Council on Mining and Metals (founded in 2001). Many of these efforts have focused specifically on

Corporate social responsibility of the mining companies in ...

In the mining sector, some of the companies subscribing to CSR principles are Barrick Gold with its much publicized "responsible mining" approach, Anglo Gold Ashanti, Resolute Mining, and Tanzanite one 2. In Tanzania mining companies' social responsibility has become a national agenda because the country has unique geological environment ...

Corporate social responsibility in the mining industry ...

For mining, one outcome of the CSR agenda is the increasing need for individual companies to justify their existence and document their performance through the disclosure of social and environmental information. This paper explores recent trends in the reporting of such impacts and issues in the global mining industry.

Corporate Social Responsibility | Zimbabwe Mining Sector ...

In addition, many Mining companies now pursue certifications such as ISO 14000 (environmental certification), SA 8000 (working conditions certification) and AA1000 (accountability certification) as well as making efforts to be listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. Many major mining companies also publish annual sustainability and CSR reports in …

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Tanzanian Mining ...

In response, larger mining companies especially international companies including AngloGold Ashanti and Tanzanite One, are embracing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as an important component of their mining businesses (CMI, 2003, Melé, 2009). As part of the CSR "trend", mining companies contribute voluntary to the development of ...

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN ThE mININg …

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.