corporate social responsibility for the mining industry in africa

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...

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an integral part of credible mining procedures. How Mining Activities Affect Communities. Mining affects local communities in many ways – socially, environmentally and economically. When mines are constructed local …...

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 …...

he 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. The...

Corporate Social Responsibility in the South African Mining Industry 1) Introduction The intended readers of this research study are Professor .Dr. Meyer and Professor. .Dr. Witt as well as corporate social responsibility officers in South African and international mining companies, management boards of mining companies,...

As the legal framework is limited in addressing CSR in general and in the mining industry in particular, and also in light of what transpired in Marikana, there is an argument to be made for providing NGOs and entities such as the Human Rights Commission (HRC) with a greater platform to address Corporate Social Responsibility in the mining sector....

PDF | On Mar 31, 2016, Hanri Mostert and others published Corporate Social Responsibility in the Mining Industries of Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia: Choices and Consequences...

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN THE DIAMOND MINING INDUSTRY ON THE WEST COAST OF SOUTH AFRICA by David van Wyk, Freek Cronjé and Johann van Wyk 2009 Research commissioned by the Bench Marks Foundation and supported by the Netherlands Institute for Southern Africa (NIZA) This research was also made possible by the core support of...

In recent years, concerns about the sustainability and social responsibility (CSR) of businesses have become an increasingly high profile issue in many countries and industries, none more so than the mining industry....

This paper revisits the role of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), suggesting the usefulness of adopting a holistic and historical perspective.It underlines the importance of taking into account the evolving regulatory frameworks within which mining activities take place in order to consider the changing roles played by the various actors involved, whether multilateral, national or local ......

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 Manager needed for a leading mining company in Johannesburg, Gauteng. A minimum of 7 years experience in CSR in a mining environment is essential....

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is playing an increasingly significant role in companies' narratives and practices also in southern Africa, particularly in the case of mining....

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, …...

The Centre for CSR, West Africa, is a leading Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & Sustainability strategy development, policy advocacy, public relations, events and communications agency in the West African sub-region....

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....

How important is corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the mining world? Ask any successful mining operation or leading mining company and the answer will most definitely be a resounding yes – very important. The mining industry, unfortunately, often falls victim to a widespread belief that it ......

Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives ... The acceptance of CSR by the mining industry is a great step forward; it's a result not only of cam-paigning from CSOs but also an outcome of UN, ILO and OECD frameworks, agreement amongst ... the Africa Mining Vision....

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 ......

The activities of mining firms often affect the communities in which they operate in; In some instances, a large number of people have to be relocated due to mine constructions. It is against this backdrop that players in the mining sector are taking the corporate social responsibility (CSR) agenda seriously....

Corporate Social Responsibility and Mining Industry in Thailand Nattavud Pimpa*, Timothy Moore**, Sheree Gregory*** and Brigitte Tenni**** Corporate social responsibility (CSR) can create value among stakeholders in both private and public sectors. In the international mining business,...

"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....

the fulfillment of corporate goals and examines the CSR concept in the Ghanaian mining industry. In Ghana the concept has tended to focus on the external environment to the neglect of the internal environment from where employees operate. Key Words: Corporate Social Responsibility, Africa, Ghana, Mining Industry. 1.0 Introduction...

Keywords: Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting, Legitimacy Theory, Mining Industry, South Africa, Institutional Theory University of Pretoria ** University of Pretoria Email: [email protected] *** University of Pretoria 1. Introduction Since 1886, when gold was discovered in South Africa, rock drillers have received differential ......

Corporate social responsibility has only been justified where it is considered to be financially beneficial to the company. It is on that basis that this article addresses the question of whether such a paradigm is justifiable when applied to developing countries such as Kenya. The article is a case study of CSR in Kenya's mining industry ......

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....

Corporate Social Responsibility in Tanzania: An Overview by Karin Mader CSR advisor and certified sustainability reporter [email protected] Dar es Salaam, June 2012 Contents Introduction 1. CSR context and challenges p. 1 1.1. Political context and Governance...

Abstract. Corporate Social Responsibility is particularly relevant in the mining industry globally given the industry's extractive nature. In the mining industry, significant pressure comes from interest groups and nonprofit organizations that have a tendency to target mining companies for their alleged lack of consideration and accountability to the environment and in the communities in ......

THE POLICY GAP A review of the corporate social ... Chairperson Bench Marks Foundation of Southern Africa for Corporate Social Responsibility and Anglican Bishop Pretoria. 4 Introduction ... Like South Africa as a whole, the mining industry is undergoing a transformation. The adoption of...

The industry's biggest failure has been its refusal to take responsibility for the destruction it has wrecked on communities for the past 100 years, says a mining report by National Labor and ......

(Adimazoya, 2013). Through corporate social responsibility, the mining industry may maintain its exemplary status among African countries (Abugre, 2014). The purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationships between corporate social responsibility, environmental policies, and community complaints, and...

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....

Stakeholders have urged the government in co-operation with other stakeholders to establish a legal framework for Corporate Social Responsibility ... debate on 27 th February 2015 at New Africa Hotel, Ms ... to assess the situation of CSR in Tanzania's mining industry with a specific focus on Tanzanite which according to ......

For the mining industry, social responsibility may have direct implications for bottom line profits as evidence shows that sincere, ... Despite this growing importance, there is very little research being done on corporate citizenship in Africa (, p. 1). This is even more evident in the mining sector in Africa…...

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) In Mining A lot has been said on the need for businesses across the world to contribute to the development of communities in which they operate. The case is not different in Ghana, as a number of platforms have been set up to ensure it becomes practical....

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 …...

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....