criticism on corporate social responsibility with regard to zambian mining sector

Stakeholder interaction and Corporate Social

2018-11-29 · Stakeholder interaction and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices: evidence from the Zambian copper mining sector Abstract Purpose This paper critically explores the interactions of key stakeholders and their impact upon Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices in the Zambian copper mining sector.

2014-6-30 · Although corporate social responsibility in Hungary has started to develop relatively lately due to the economic and social transition, initiatives promoting corporate social responsibility within the business sector in Hungary have been multiplying in recent years, and there is evidence of a willingness and commitment to the idea....

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Rehema Kilonzo & Tiina Kontinen (eds.)

2018-8-2 · and Governance, Social Accountability, and Livelihoods. These themes point out to relevant issues that are currently debated in the development scholarship in the respec-tive countries. The first section of the volume addresses natural resources concerns, whilst authors are presenting experiences on the mining sector in Tanzania and Zambia.

Bezuidenhout A., D. Fig, R. Hamann and R. Omar (2003) 'A Political Economy of Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility', paper presented at the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development/Sociology of Work Unit conference on Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility in South Africa, Johannesburg, 22 May 2003....

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Impact of rural investments on livelihoods

The major component is corporate social responsibility (CSR) that is doing everything that they can to convince themselves, regulators, local authorities and the public that their operations are above board and do no evil to communities. 5.0 Consequences of rural investments 5.1 Land grabbing violates the right to food, trade &natural resources

"CORPORATE SECURITY BEGINS IN THE COMMUNITY": Mining, the Corporate Social Responsibility Industry, and Environmental Advocacy in Indonesia. MARINA A. WELKER. The Corporate Social Responsibility Industry Although people have debated the nature, rights, and responsibilities of corporations for centuries now, Corporate Social ...

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Corporate reporting on solutions to wicked problems

Corporate reporting on solutions to wicked problems: Sustainable land management in the mining sector driven by national legislation and company commitments to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). they fail to link it to the UNCCD's SLM discourse and do not holistically address SLM in the mining sector. 2.2. Corporate reporting on

7.1 Corporate social responsibility "Corporate social responsibility", or CSR, is typically understood as actions by businesses that are (i) not legally required, and (ii) intended to benefit parties other than the corporation (where benefits to the corporation are understood in terms of return on equity, return on assets, or some other ...

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Copper mining in Zambia

2016-5-4 · Copper mining in Zambia page 2 Paper 165 July 2008 However, its performance declined from the mid-1970s and by the end of the 1980s copper mining was no longer the 'golden cow' which had been the engine of the country's industrial and social development. Developments on the international stage, such as the

2019-10-7 · in the public sector with an emphasis on national government reporting. ACCA believes that sustainability reporting gives national governments an opportunity to show how in their thinking and actions they are dealing with the social, economic and environmental challenges ahead. Sustainability reporting and corporate social responsibility...

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Arguments against corporate social responsibility

Arguments against corporate social responsibility (CSR) Some of the most commonly heard arguments against CSR you will hear include: Businesses are owned by their shareholders money spent on CSR by managers is theft of the rightful property of the owners

2019-10-13 · The Centre for the study of Regulated Industries (CRI) was established in 1991 by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA)....

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Employment Promotion by Trade Unions in Zambia

2005-2-11 · Employment Promotion by Trade Unions in Zambia be take n into account with regard to its Corporate Social Responsibility, especially when it comes to the timely preparation of would -be retrenchees and retirees for self particularly in the copper mining industry, which this country has undergone in the

2016-4-11 · manufacturing sector (Malaysia, Ministry of Finance, 2008). As a result, training and development (T&D) of human resources in the manufacturing sector is vital in preparing a capable and skilled workforce with the expertise to meet current and future challenges by providing them with technological skills as well as critical thinking abilities....

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The importance of corporate social responsibility

2019-10-12 · Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become one of the standard business practices of our time. For companies committed to CSR it means kudos and an enhanced overall reputation a powerful statement of what they stand for in an often cynical business world.

gender equality and corporate social responsibility in mining. Ebere John. Download with Google Download with Facebook or download with email. gender equality and corporate social responsibility in mining. Download. gender equality and corporate social responsibility in mining....

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Politics of Natural Resource Extraction in Zambia

By comparing historical periods of high and low social and economic investment related to the mining sector, this chapter explores the reasons why Zambia's mineral wealth has not been translated into sustained and inclusive development. A political settlements approach is utilized to explore the dynamics of the governance of natural resources.

2019-10-14 · Criticism has typically come in the form of questioning the undemocratic nature of NGOs, because the people didn't choose them, yet they claim to be fighting for various issues for the people. At the same time, however, the same criticism could be made of many mega-corporations and their enormous influence and power (far more than NGOs)....

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The World Bank Group in Zambia

2008-9-23 · The World Bank Group in Zambia Accelerating and Sharing Growth through Improved led in particular by the mining, construction and services sectors. enhancement; and (d) social sector development. In particular, two areas get special emphasis. First, because of the potential fiscal windfall coming from the boom in copper export prices

2011-7-8 · The social responsibility sections of the reports also appeared to deal with philanthropy work. Gray, R, Kouhy, R and Lavers, S. (1995). Corporate social and environmental reporting: a review of the literature and a longitudinal study of UK disclosure . Haripriya ...

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Policy Gap 5 SADC Research Corporate Social

De Beers, Botswana and the Control of a Country This research on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and the extractive industry in Southern Africa is a research project of the Bench Marks Foundation in collaboration with the Peace, Principles and Policy Gap 5 SADC Research Corporate Social Responsibility in the Diamond Mining Industry in

Counter Balanoe, The Mopani. A study of corporate social responsibility (in­ cluding labor praeti<:e>) in 2008, at NFCA and then Swiss-owned Luansbya, coocluded "In the perception of the employees interviewed at both mines. their employers fail in all elements of CSR," although perceptions at Lunnhya were better on some points....

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Corporate Social Responsibility

2017-9-15 · Corporate Social Responsibility in the Zambian mining sector: an overview of three distinctive operational eras Abstract Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) within the extractive industry is a relevant and contentious issue globally. Issues pertaining to equality, human rights and sustainable development are

Approaches to Supporting Local and Community

Mining is the largest sector of the Zambian economy but the relationship between mining companies and their host communities has been fractious, without a clear path towards sustainability. The severe social, economic, and environmental impacts of mining have been compounded by perceived shortcomings in corporate social and environmental responsibility programming by the industry, and by