Corporate social responsibility and political settlements in the mining sector in Ghana, Zambia and Peru 1 Abstract This paper explores and compares the political effects of corporate social responsibility CSR in the mining sector in Zambia, Ghana and Peru. The paper adopts a political settlements approach to answer the question How do the CSR
LICENTIATE THESIS Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Science Division of Business Administration and Industrial Engineering Corporate Social Responsibility Practice in the Mining Industry Helena Ran ngen ISSN 1402-1757 ISBN 978-91-7439-742-0 print ISBN 978-91-7439-743-7 pdf Lule University ofTechnology 2013
In Ghana, both the government and private sector attach much importance to Corporate Social Responsibility CSR. The countrys Environmental Protection Agency EPA is a role model for the rest of Africa. Trade unions are well organised and companies are subject to regular inspection. Nevertheless, there is still much progress to
Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7 of the countrys GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the environmental ...
Apr 23, 2018 Impact of Mining Sector Investment in Ghana A Case Study of the Tarkwa Mining Region. Accra Third World Network Africa. Alden Wily, L 2008. Custom and Commonage in Africa Rethinking the Orthodoxies. Land Use Policy 25 4352. Amponsah-Tawiah, K and Dartey-Baah, K 2011. Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana.
This thesis explores whether companies corporate social responsibility CSR programs can contribute to the sustainable development of the communities in which they operate. A case study of Newmont Minings CSR initiatives in Cajamarca, Peru and Oruro, Bolivia is presented to illustrate and to respond to some of the key issues brought to the fore in the debate about the role of CSR in ...
THE IMPACT OF COAL MINING ON THE LIVING CONDITIONS OF RURAL COMMUNITIES IN MOZAMBIQUE A CASE STUDY OF CATEME . Antonio Macheve Jr. MCHANT003 . 2014 . A minor dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of a Master of Philosophy MPhil in Development Studies ... 3.2.3 Corporate Social Responsibility
Impact Assessment of the Iron Ore sector 2014 This research estimated the impact of the planned projects in the iron ore sector on the economy between 2014 and 2030. The iron ore sector made up 15 percent of total exports and 2 percent of budget revenue in 2013. It is estimated that the direct and indirect impact on the economy
Jan 18, 2020 Adjei E 2007 Impact of mining on livelihoods of rural households. A case study of farmers in the Wassa Mining Region, Ghana Masters thesis, Geografisk institutt . 34 Spiegel J 2012 Governance institutions, resource rights regimes, and the informal mining sector Regulatory complexities in Indonesia.
Nonetheless, the concept of corporate social responsibility requires further research in order to more properly explore its impact on companies and their stakeholders Hur et al., 2014, p.82. For example, some organisations may use CSR as a greenwashing tool to promote their brand image and appear greener than they actually are Brandt and ...
Ghanas mining industry has grown largely after the arrival of the colonial masters and even after Ghana gained independence on the 6th March 1957. According to Agbodeka 1992, Ghanas economy at that time was the strongest in the sub-Saharan Africa and with a per-capita income that could be compared to that of South Korea.
Jun 16, 2013 The contribution of mining to the Ghanaian economy has been substantial. The mining sector is currently a major foreign exchange earner and contributes to long-term capital formation and fiscal payment to the state. However, the industry continues to have adverse consequences on the lives of local community dwellers, most of whom are often unprepared to deal with these impacts.
2 A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-scale Mining Industry ... Impact of Small-scale Mining in Ghana 5 ... small-scale gold mining to occur in Ghana. Inquire Now Geochemical Assessment of Impact of Mine Spoils on . Stream sediment samples were analyzed for the concentrations of some trace metals in the Obuasi gold mining environment, Ghana.
To determine the feasibility of iron ore mining in the area, Rio Tinto began exploring four contiguous explorationIt rapidly emerged in the environmental impact Fig 3.5.1 Location of case study within biodiversity hotspot.Corporate social responsibility in mining in South Africa. PhD thesis.
The Gold mining industry has responded by utilizing Corporate Social Responsibility CSR as a means to demonstrate its voluntary moral and ethical ways of sustainable mineral development. The West African gold rich nation of Ghana is also experiencing these growing trends in
Mining and Sustainable Development The Case of GhanaThe Legislative Framework for mining in Ghana is currently laid down in the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 Act 703 Within this Legal Framework, the state is the owner of all minerals occurring in their natural state within Ghanas land and sea territory, including its exclusive economic zone.Mining and its effect on
This is to certify that the thesis titled Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on the financial and non-financial performance of select BSE listed companies is the bona fide research work carried out by Mrs. Nalini Krishnan, student of Dr. D.Y. Patil University, Department of Business
Apr 16, 2013 Every firm differs in the way it implement CSR in strategic business practices, with its size, operating industry, stakeholder demands, historical CSR engagement, level of diversification, research and development and labour market conditions a few of the factors that determine this decision making.
Sep 17, 2019 Resource availability and extraction seem to present a paradox to most countries in the global south. It appears to be a curse rather than a blessing. Using the resource curse theory as a philosophical lens, this study qualitatively analysed the effects of the stone quarrying industry in the Wenchi municipality of Ghana. Using the case study approach, information was gathered from 90 ...
nature of the CSR and financial performance relationship Peng amp Yang, 2014. The newly introduced EU directive that mandates large companies to increase its reporting on CSR related matters is likely to have a significant effect on Swedish corporations which previously have reported CSR activities on a largely voluntary basis Government, 2008.
The aim of this thesis is to investigate corporate governance practices of firms, in particular financial institutions, and their impact on the performance of these institutions. As such it will contribute to the debate on the importance of corporate governance for banks.
industry, accidents will happen. Therefore, societies look to oil and gas companies to self-regulate to do more to guard against risks to society than merely comply with the law. Perhaps more so than in any other industry, people demand corporate social responsibility CSR from oil and gas companies.
Industry Submitted by Marita Raderbauer to the University of Exeter as a thesis for the degree of Master of Sciences September 2011 This dissertation is an original piece of work, I acknowledge that I have read and understood the ... CSR Corporate Social Responsibility
Nov 29, 2013 Masters thesis - CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Strategy and impacts on financial performance. Society is feeling more and more concerned about the environment and social issues caused, among other things, by relocation and environmental dumping. Globalization has actually raised some ethical issues which peak levels were attained, socially ...
A Corporate Social Responsibility CSR the mining community of Obuasi municipality in Ghana Victoria Mensah Nyamadi1, Jones Opoku-Ware2 of the CSR policy of AngloGold Ashanti Read More vulcanizing workshop at obuasi gold mines - advantages of csr in anglogold obuasi mining .
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Corporate governance CG and corporate social responsibility CSR have remained hotly debated subjects since their emergence. Evidence from these debates points to no apparent end in sight in the ongoing sustainability agenda. This research aims to augment the debate by filling existing gaps in research such as site-specific geographical social, environmental and ethical reporting of Ghana ...
Gold mining communities in Ghana have experienced destruction of vegetation, water pollution, and soil contamination by activities of mining due to rapid growth and dependency on mining of natural resources within the catchment areas of the mining activities. These circumstances with repercussions of corruption and inefficient management of corporate social responsibility places organizational ...
Mar 01, 2016 1. Introduction. It has become quite apparent that corporate social responsibility CSR as a concept is at a crossroads with no clear path ahead in terms of future potential Smith and Ward, 2007, White, 2008.To a large extent, CSR remains a mysterious endeavor because the activities associated with it are often subject to the same limitations of the market, that is, its inability to deliver ...
Aug 12, 2018 In order to reduce environmental degradation and contribute more to wider sustainable development efforts, mining and oil companies in Ghana undertake different projects in affected communities, such as building schools and providing scholarships, as part of their corporate social responsibility CSR. Yet, evidence from recent studies suggests that the outcomes of these
Environmental policy assessment has been recognized by critical stakeholders e.g., governments, local communities, academics, environmental advocacy groups, and mining companies as an effective way of identifying and dealing with the myriad of environmental problems confronting humanity, particularly those caused by mining activities. While the gold mining sector has contributed to the ...
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Impact on water resource Water is used in a lot of phases of the mining activity such as cutting, washing, separating out of stone and mud, transporter dust controlling system. This naturally involves water pollution due 14 to the transport of suspended solid particles, involving both surface and
ITU 2008 added that the Telecom industry has witnessed a tremendous increase in subscribers growth rate for all the mobile telecoms. But no study has been done to examine the impact of customer service in Ghana. Thus, the aim of this study is to determine the impact of customer service on the performance of Telecom companies in Ghana.