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Corporate Social Responsibility: Lessons Learned

Corporate Social Responsibility: Lessons Learned Summary Report 1 Executive Summary This study documents the experience of companies that have developed programs or activities that address the elements of corporate social responsibility (CSR). The study is part of a larger federal Policy Research Initiative (PRI) on sustainable development, being

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The Role of a Policy in Strengthening Corporate Social

The Role of a Policy in Strengthening Corporate Social Responsibility: An Empirical Study of the Mining Sector in Ghana The prohibition imposed on resource-rich nations by the Global North governments to legislate laws to control multi-national enterprises has hit a death nail in any attempt(s) to innovate corporate social responsibility.

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Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana

In Ghana, both the government and private sector attach much importance to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The country's 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.

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Mining industry of Ghana

Mining industry of Ghana. The Mining industry of Ghana accounts for 5% of the country's GDP and minerals make up 37% of total exports, of which gold contributes over 90% of the total mineral exports. Thus, the main focus of Ghana's mining and minerals development industry remains focused on gold.

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Ghana/West Africa Mining

Aubynn, head of corporate affairs and social development at Gold Fields Ghana, estimates more than 40% of Ghana's export earnings are attributable to the sec-tor. Sulemanu Koney, director of research at the Ghana Chamber of Mines, claims 18% of national tax revenue is paid by the mining industry directly, with a substantial

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Managerial role in organizational CSR: empirical lessons

– The purpose of this paper is to examine the managerial role in the practices of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in developing economies. Design/methodology/approach – The paper takes the form of an empirical analysis of employees' opinions based on a quantitative survey of 100 middle and senior level managers from four organisations

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Kingwise Torvienyeku

Kingwise Torvienyeku, University of Ghana, Marketing Department, Alumnus. Studies Entrepreneurship, Psychology, and Computer Science. ASSESSMENT OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PRACTICES IN GHANA' S MINING SECTOR: (LESSONS FROM ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD) AUTHORS more. by Kingwise Torvienyeku. Download

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Corporate Social Responsibility in Resource Mining

Corporate Social Responsibility in Resource Mining Page 1. From these sources we identified and extracted information from mining company resource websites that met the following CRITERIA: • Currently in operation • Functions in production, exploration, or development • Mines metals or minerals.

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Private Sector Opinion 24: Michel Doucin begins his article with a fascinating historical analysis of the CSR concept. He identifies its pioneers, including those in emerging markets, and the differ Corporate Social Responsibility - Private Self-Regulation is Not Enough

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Corporate Social Responsibility the Role of the Private

What does this mean for mining in Ethiopia? Mining companies are becoming more and more proactive in implementing CSR. However, some are more proactive than others. The decision to impose mandatory regulation vs. a reliance on voluntary standards should take into consideration local realities and company maturity with respect to CSR.

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN ThE mININg

ity conference under the theme, Corporate 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

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The Role of a Policy in Strengthening Corporate Social

The Role of a Policy in Strengthening Corporate Social Responsibility: An Empirical Study of the Mining Sector in Ghana The prohibition imposed on resource-rich nations by the Global North governments to legislate laws to control multi-national enterprises has hit a death nail in any attempt(s) to innovate corporate social responsibility.

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Corporate social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility (CSR, also called corporate sustainability, sustainable business, corporate conscience, corporate citizenship, conscious capitalism, or responsible business) is a type of international private business self-regulation. While once it was possible to describe CSR as an internal organisational policy or a corporate ethic strategy, that time has passed as various

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Sustainable Supply Chain Management Practices in Ghana's

region and its mining industry are understudied with respect to either or bothenvironmental and social sustainability and the supply chain. In achieving the goals, some background on sustainable supply chain management in general and in the mining industry is first presented. A review is conducted on various sustainable supply chain

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Mining Sector Csr Stakeholder Management: A Case Study of

From the preliminary findings of the study, the study concludes that effective stakeholder engagement in carrying out Corporate Social Responsibility provides a working relationship between mining companies and communities which provides the necessary platform to operate without major hindrances.

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Gold Mining in Ghana: Ambiguities of Social Responsibility

Join us for this book talk by Dr. Nathan Andrews, author of Gold Mining and the Discourses of Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana, with welcome remarks from Dr. Nadja Kunz, Assistant Professor at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA) and the Norman B Keevil Mining Engineering.. Light refreshments available. Resource extraction (and the distribution of resource rents

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Parliament passes Mineral Development Fund Bill

Ghana's mining sector contributed in no small measure to the impressive 14.4% GDP growth the economy chalked in the year. According to the Gold and Fields Mineral Survey, Ghana was the 9th leading producer of gold in the World and the 2 in Africa despite the 2% decrease in production from 92 tonnes in 2010 to 91 tonnes in 2011.

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The Need For Corporate Social Responsibility

The Ghana Chamber of Mines also defines CSR as the broader responsibilities that results from the relationship that a company develops with both the environment and society in an effort to jointly achieve an integrated environmental management system and satisfy social objectives. The Ghana Club 100 (GC 100), in ranking the nation's best performing companies considers their social responsibility in areas

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Corporate Social Responsibility at Golden Star Resources

Dfait-chapter-3-GSR-Ghana-spring-2010.doc Corporate Social Responsibility at Golden Star Resources, Ghana: A Multiperspective Collaborative Case Study Report Chapter Three Spring, 2010 . Co-authors: Hevina S. Dashwood and Bill Buenar Puplampu . The authors gratefully acknowledge the immense contribution of Dr. Mark Thorpe of GSR in

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A Mining Health Initiative case study

Mining companies can play a major positive role in sustainable development. Many global mining companies recognise their social responsibility to actively contribute to health and development of the societies in which they operate. Moreover, the business case for investing in this area is strong.

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Top 10 CSR Issues and Trends for the Extractives Industry

While this pressure is not new for the oil and gas sector, the regulatory emphasis is now growing in the mining industry, which has seen a number of governments, from Ghana to Indonesia, put in place strong local content provisions. Company responses to these pressures will not only influence commercial strategies and host government relations, but will also influence social license outcomes.

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Corporate social responsibility in Africa: an assessment

Debrah, Yaw, Ofori, Daniel and Nyuur, Richard (2011) Corporate social responsibility in Africa: an assessment of environmental sustainability in the mining sector in Ghana. In: Environmental Justice, Restoration and Sustainability in Africa Conference, 1-2 July 2011, University of Lagos, Nigeria. Full text not available from this repository.

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