criticism on corporate social responsibility with regard to zambian mining sector

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

    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

  • 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

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  • (PDF) CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN

    GURSKÁ SYL VIE, VÁLOVÁ ADRIANA: Corporate social responsibility in mining industry Acta Uni versitatis Agriculturae et Silvicul turae Mendelianae Brunensis, 2013, LXI,

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  • Kagem Mining accused of shunning its corporate

      Lusaka Zambia: KAGEM Mining Limited has allegedly refused to rehabilitate roads in Lufwanyama as part of its corporate social responsibility District Commissioner

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  • Corporate social responsibility of mining companies in

      3 Corporate social responsibility in the mining industry, postsocialism and emerging economies Generally, corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies depend on issues such as size of a company, its industrial profile, the country of its origin, and personal orientations of top managers (Falck et al, 2011, Yakovleva, 2005, Jenkins and Yakovleva, 2006)

  • Corporate Social Responsibility DiVA portal

      Corporate Social Responsibility Practice in the Mining Industry Helena Ranängen ISSN: 14021757 years However, in the 1990s criticism of multinational companies and their CSR and CSR is significantly important in the mining sector The research purpose is

  • Political settlements, the mining industry and

      1 For useful reviews of this literature see Laws and Leftwich (2012) and Hickey (2013) 2 For this paper, CSR is an “umbrella term” taking in the voluntary and quasivoluntary actions undertaken by mining companies to mitigate their environmental or social impacts or improve the social or environmental wellbeing of the areas in which they operate (eg community investment, CSR

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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

  • Zambia: Benefits From Mining Sector, a Crucial Factor

      Ms Kadiresan points out that the mining companies on the other hand have a role to play in ensuring that they go beyond achieving corporate social responsibility (CSR) and take up a proactive

  • African Mining Vision 2050: part of the Zambian Eye

      During the discussions, the issue of the patriarchal nature of mining and the AMV was brought up by Dr Salimah Valiani, Research Lead for WoMin Africa Gender and Extractives Alliance She said that population displacement is one of the social ills of the mining sector and that the AMV did not deal with this issue sufficiently

  • Stakeholder interactions andpdf The current issue

    Stakeholder interactions and corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices Evidence from the Zambian copper mining sector Obby Phiri Accounting, Finance and Governance Department, Westminster Business School, University of Westminster, London, UK Elisavet Mantzari Department of Accounting, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, and Pauline Gleadle Accounting, Finance and

  • Zambia Publish What You Pay

    Zambia’s mining industry has faced similar criticism, particularly about how companies report corporate social responsibility payments to the government and to international organisations While mining companies reported nearly $46 million in cash or inkind CSR contributions in Zambia’s Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI

  • The Role of Mining Companies in Promoting

      26 Social Corporate Responsibility Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) refers to voluntary actions undertaken by companies to either improve the living conditions (economic, social, environmental) of local communities where they are operating or to reduce the negative impacts of company projects (Mining Facts, 2017)

  • (PDF) Management of Post Closure Social and

    Kapelus, P (2002), 'Mining, Corporate Social Responsibility and the "Community": The Case of Rio Tinto, Richards Bay Minerals and the Mbonambi', Journal of Business Ethics, 39, 27596 Larsen, Erling Røed (2006), 'Escaping the Resource Curse and the Dutch Disease?', American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 65 (3), 60540

  • Thematic Social Forum on Mining and Extractivist

    Extractive sector reformism A stand against mining can now take root, in part because of ineffectual reformism associated with corporate social responsibility gimmicks (such as the World Bank’s longstanding celebration of Lonmin) and with the mining sector’s civil society watchdogs

  • Corporate social responsibility in Mauritius: an

      The purpose of this paper is to ascertain the level of CSR reporting of the top multinational hotel groups in Mauritius Content analysis method is used to identify the social responsibility patterns found in their annual reports This study thus investigates the level and the reasons for CSR disclosure of multinational groups in the hospitality sector in Mauritius through a review of their

  • Corporate reporting on solutions to wicked problems

      Interviews with corporate practitioners and mining sector stakeholders Twelve semistructured interviews were conducted with mining company representatives (n = 5) and mining sector stakeholders The latter included government officials (n = 2), NGO representatives (n = 3) and academics (n = 2) Interviews captured a variety of views on both

  • corporate social responsibility Hans Thoolen on

      The corporate responsibility to respect human rights is primarily a responsibility to do no harm This responsibility can be met in two ways First, a company should avoid causing or contributing to adverse human rights impacts through its own commercial activities, and should address such impacts when they occur

  • Swiss extractivism: Switzerland's role in Zambia's

      Zambian customs usually classify copper exports according to destination countries (ie the country to which the goods are shipped) Only when no final destination is known at the time of the sale, is the buyer's country recorded instead Zambian copper bought by

  • Assessment of the Effectiveness and the Adaption of

      Corporate social responsibility and firm profitability: A case of oil and gas sector of Pakistan City University Research Journal, 5, 110 – 119 Google Scholar

  • Zambia Publish What You Pay

    Zambia’s mining industry has faced similar criticism, particularly about how companies report corporate social responsibility payments to the government and to international organisations While mining companies reported nearly $46 million in cash or inkind CSR contributions in Zambia’s Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI

  • (PDF) Management of Post Closure Social and

    Kapelus, P (2002), 'Mining, Corporate Social Responsibility and the "Community": The Case of Rio Tinto, Richards Bay Minerals and the Mbonambi', Journal of Business Ethics, 39, 27596 Larsen, Erling Røed (2006), 'Escaping the Resource Curse and the Dutch Disease?', American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 65 (3), 60540

  • The Role of Mining Companies in Promoting

      26 Social Corporate Responsibility Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) refers to voluntary actions undertaken by companies to either improve the living conditions (economic, social, environmental) of local communities where they are operating or to reduce the negative impacts of company projects (Mining Facts, 2017)

  • bulletin 172 e UNRISD

      tensive mining of metals If one considers the extent of Swiss companies’ participation in the Zambian copper sector, one could get the impression that the sector is “remotecontrolled” from Switzerland Questions about who controls and exercises power in what way, also played a major role in the Valueworks research project

  • China’s statecentric approach to corporate social

    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is conventionally understood as voluntary and marketbased corporate behavior without direct involvement of government The CSR development in China is challenging this typical understanding Over the past decade, China has demonstrated a statecentric approach in promoting CSR It may be understood as a complementary regulatory approach to

  • Zambia : Zambia: The Need for Stable Economic Policies

      In this regard, there is a need to include a constitutional Clause in the new Republican constitution that is currently being crafted that should proclaim that “the State shall not nationalize

  • Assessment of the Effectiveness and the Adaption of

      Corporate social responsibility and firm profitability: A case of oil and gas sector of Pakistan City University Research Journal, 5, 110 – 119 Google Scholar

  • Challenges of the virtue of friendship ( Philia ) in the

      This paper aims to explore challenges of the Aristotelian friendship (philia) in multicultural society and in the specific industrial and organizational contexts Data was collected from fortyeight participant interviews with managers and employees of four mining companies in Indonesia with twelve informants from each company, both management and employees

  • Submission by ICCR's [Interfaith Center on Corporate

      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

  • Advantages and problems of privatisation

      Privatisation involves selling stateowned assets to the private sector It is argued the private sector tends to run a business more efficiently because of the profit motive However, critics argue private firms can exploit their monopoly power and ignore wider social

  • Opportunities and Pitfalls of Corporate Social

    This notion is also applicable to the design of corporate social responsibility policies in the mining sector, whereby mining companies need to be cognisant of the needs of their stakeholders in order to respond appropriately to their diverse interests and concerns (Mutti, Yakovleva, VazquezBrust,

  • The Role of Mining Companies in Promoting

      26 Social Corporate Responsibility Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) refers to voluntary actions undertaken by companies to either improve the living conditions (economic, social, environmental) of local communities where they are operating or to reduce the negative impacts of company projects (Mining Facts, 2017)

  • Mine Watch Zambia: 2008

      The Daily Mail reports on a new Bench Marks Foundation (BMF) report that says some mining companies on the Copperbelt are operating with lower standards compared to their parent companies in developed countries The Bench Marks Foundation is an independent organisation monitoring corporate performance in the field of corporate social responsibility (CSR)

  • China’s statecentric approach to corporate social

    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is conventionally understood as voluntary and marketbased corporate behavior without direct involvement of government The CSR development in China is challenging this typical understanding Over the past decade, China has demonstrated a statecentric approach in promoting CSR It may be understood as a complementary regulatory approach to

  • bulletin 172 e UNRISD

      tensive mining of metals If one considers the extent of Swiss companies’ participation in the Zambian copper sector, one could get the impression that the sector is “remotecontrolled” from Switzerland Questions about who controls and exercises power in what way, also played a major role in the Valueworks research project

  • Zambia : Zambia: The Need for Stable Economic Policies

      In this regard, there is a need to include a constitutional Clause in the new Republican constitution that is currently being crafted that should proclaim that “the State shall not nationalize

  • RECOMMENDATIONS Corporate Justice Coalition

      the Zambian company’s ownership through a string of holding companies in Ireland, Mauritius and the Netherlands ActionAid has shown how this financial engineering resulted in an estimated loss to Zambian tax revenues of $177 million between 2007

  • Assessment of the Effectiveness and the Adaption of

      Corporate social responsibility and firm profitability: A case of oil and gas sector of Pakistan City University Research Journal, 5, 110 – 119 Google Scholar

  • Challenges of the virtue of friendship ( Philia ) in the

      This paper aims to explore challenges of the Aristotelian friendship (philia) in multicultural society and in the specific industrial and organizational contexts Data was collected from fortyeight participant interviews with managers and employees of four mining companies in Indonesia with twelve informants from each company, both management and employees

  • Advantages and problems of privatisation

      Privatisation involves selling stateowned assets to the private sector It is argued the private sector tends to run a business more efficiently because of the profit motive However, critics argue private firms can exploit their monopoly power and ignore wider social