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  • Corporate Social Responsibility in the Ghanaian Mining

    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

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  • Corporate Social Responsibility and the Gold Mining

    Corporate Social Responsibility and the Gold Mining Industry : The Ghana Experience Aimann Sadik Montclair State University Follow this and additional works at:https://digitalcommons.montclair.edu/etd Part of theEnvironmental Sciences Commons This Dissertation is brought to you for free and open access by Montclair State University Digital Commons.

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  • Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana

    Consequently, the mining industry in Ghana has begun using CSR as a basis for addressing the social and environmental problems associated with the industry.

  • dissertation csr impact mining industry in ghana

    Corporate social responsibility and the gold mining industry: The Dissertations & Theses Gradworks Corporate social responsibility and the gold mining industry: The Ghana experience grade ores, which have a record of significant negative environmental and social impacts and intense resource use. Read more

  • AN ASSESSMENT OF THE CORPORATE SOCIAL

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Mining Sector in Africa 18 . Measures Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) 20 others are genuinely making impact with CSR policies projects in Africa. In Ghana there appears to be grave concerns in the mining industry.

  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Ghanaian Gold

    The study also revealed that there has been high awareness of CSR among the managers in the Ghanaian gold mining industry. The awareness and conceptualization of CSR in the gold mining industry was however skewed towards issues of acquisition and retention of social licence, community development and community engagement.

  • (PDF) Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana

    Key Words: Corporate Social Responsibility, Africa, Ghana, Mining Industry. 1.0 Introduction Organisations by their very nature have responsibilities (i.e., economic, ethic al, legal and social

  • Dissertation Csr Impact Mining Industry In Ghana

    Dissertation csr impact mining industry in ghana. corporate social responsibility and development a study . the issues of poverty and inequality unemployment and the poor living conditions of employees in communities where local and multinational corporations operate have reemerged on the development agenda as a result of growing labour unrest

  • COMMUNICATING CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN

    Ghana in Ghana include the agro producing/processing industry; mining industry, as well as formal and informal businesses in various sectors of Ghana’s economy (Bank of Ghana, 2012). A major global financial services provider, Barclays is engaged in retail banking, credit cards,

  • (PDF) Corporate Social Responsibility of Mining Companies

    The mining industry and Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana: Accor ding to Ababio a nd Boon (2009), the c oncept of Co rporate Social Responsibility can be traced back to the middle 1950s

  • AN ASSESSMENT OF THE CORPORATE SOCIAL

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Mining Sector in Africa 18 . Measures Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) 20 others are genuinely making impact with CSR policies projects in Africa. In Ghana there appears to be grave concerns in the mining industry.

  • (PDF) Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana

    Key Words: Corporate Social Responsibility, Africa, Ghana, Mining Industry. 1.0 Introduction Organisations by their very nature have responsibilities (i.e., economic, ethic al, legal and social

  • IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA: A

    The resurgence in the mining industry in Ghana since 1989 cannot be considered an isolated phenomenon. It is driven by the global paradigm which emphasises private sector-led development as the engine of economic recovery in developing countries. This is indeed the thrust of the structural adjustment programmes (SAP) prescribed for such

  • The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

    paper identifies that with the international mining industry becoming more cosmopolitan, developing countries will have to develop a competitive mining regime based on greater economic equality, mutual benefit and in accordance with generally accepted notions of fairness. Key words: Ghana, Mining, Mineral Products, Impact, Economy 1.0 Introduction

  • Mining and Sustainable Development: The Case of Ghana

    Mining in Ghana -An Overview (CONTD) Mining in Ghana predates independence and over the years the sector has grown to be a major driver of economic growth. Mining accounted for 6% of GDP in 2011 and the sector grew by 23.5% in 2012. There are currently about thirteen (13) large scale mining

  • Linkages in Ghana's gold mining industry: Challenging the

    Dec 01, 2012· Underpinned by these reforms, the GOG has been successful in its attempts to promote widespread foreign investment in mineral exploration and excavation projects (Aryee, 2001, Hilson, 2002, Hilson, 2004, Bank of Ghana, 2003).The mining sector has largely outperformed the non-mining sector, as seen in Table 4.On average 95% of all FDI in the mining industry goes into gold mining.

  • Corporate social responsibility in the mining industry

    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. For mining, one outcome of the CSR agenda is the increasing need for individual companies to justify their existence and document

  • Corporate Social Responsibility DiVA portal

    CSR and CSR is significantly important in the mining sector. The research purpose is to explore how the extractive industry in general, and the mining industry in particular, is practicing CSR. A comprehensive literature review gave an overview of how CSR is put into practice in the extractive industry and two case studies gave more profound

  • Ph.D Thesis: Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on

    Jul 19, 2012· 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.

  • A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF BOTSWANA AND ZAMBIA BY

    THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF BOTSWANA AND ZAMBIA. iii ABSTRACT Mining is an activity that many African countries depend on, and Africa’s export-oriented mining and quarrying is driven primarily by the commodity hunger of

  • Corporate Environmental Governance in Ghana: Studies on

    Corporate Environmental Governance in Ghana: Studies on Industrial Level Environmental Performance in Manufacturing and Mining A thesis approved by the faculty of Environmental Sciences and Process Engineering at the Brandenburg University of Technology in Cottbus in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the award of the academic degree of

  • PERFORMANCE A CASE OF TELECOMMUNICATION

    THE IMPACT OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ON FIRMS’ PERFORMANCE . A CASE OF TELECOMMUNICATION INDUSTRY IN GHANA . DAVID AMPOFO . A Dissertation/ Thesis in the Department of Management Studies Education, Faculty of Business Education, submitted to the School of Graduate Studies, University of

  • Mining and Corporate Social Responsibility in Zambia: A

    A thesis submitted to Victoria University of Mining, Corporate Social Responsibility and edcuation mining industry has contributed to turbulent economic times too. Copper mining is feast or famine in nature because when copper prices and production are high, there is an economic

  • AN ASSESSMENT OF THE CORPORATE SOCIAL

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Mining Sector in Africa 18 . Measures Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) 20 others are genuinely making impact with CSR policies projects in Africa. In Ghana there appears to be grave concerns in the mining industry.

  • Article: Mining governance, corporate social

    Abstract: This paper examined mining governance, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and community development in Ghana. Leaning on the resource curse thesis, CSRs and community development literature, the study utilised in-depth interviews of selected mining companies, expert opinions and content analysis to draw on the various conclusions.

  • (PDF) Socioeconomic Impact of Mining on Local Communities

    Jun 25, 2015· the welfare impacts of large-scale gold mining on local communities in three African countries — Ghana, Mali, and Tanzania. The approach adopted in this study is two-p ronged.

  • 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. Nevertheless, there is still much progress to

  • Corporate Social Responsibility DiVA portal

    CSR and CSR is significantly important in the mining sector. The research purpose is to explore how the extractive industry in general, and the mining industry in particular, is practicing CSR. A comprehensive literature review gave an overview of how CSR is put into practice in the extractive industry and two case studies gave more profound

  • FACULTY OF LAW THE CORPORATE SOCIAL

    THE CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF COMPANIES AND ITS EFFECTS a voluntary agenda concerning corporate social responsibility which has had an impact on the competitiveness of companies within the country. Botswana, on the other hand, Corporate Social Responsibility in the mining industry’ The South African Law Journal 131 2014 at 13.

  • Mining and Corporate Social Responsibility in Zambia: A

    A thesis submitted to Victoria University of Mining, Corporate Social Responsibility and edcuation mining industry has contributed to turbulent economic times too. Copper mining is feast or famine in nature because when copper prices and production are high, there is an economic

  • Advancing CSR in the Mining Industry

    Ranängen, H. & Zobel, T. (2014). Revisiting the ‘how’ of corporate social responsibility in extractive industries and forestry. Journal of Cleaner Production 84, 299-312 Paper B Ranängen, H., Zobel, T. & Bergström, A. (2013). The merits of ISO 26000 for CSR development in the mining industry: A case study in the Zambian Copperbelt.

  • Impact of Inventory Management on Firm Performance: A Case

    Jul 04, 2018· Ghana’s manufacturing industry was chosen for this study because there have been little knowledge and studies that seek to investigate the impact of inventory management on firm performance. Hence, most studies on inventory management have predominantly been done in other countries and very few is available in Ghana.

  • THE EFFECTS OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ON

    This thesis is an examination of the financial consequences of corporations engaging in socially Four empirical studies were undertaken of different but related financial aspects of corporate social responsibility (CSR), specifically; the determinants of social responsibility and the effect of social The impact of CSR on internal

  • FACTORS INFLUENCING GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN IN THE

    significance given that it can help to minimize negative impact of mining activities on the environment and to ensure environmental sustainability. This research was carried out primarily to examine the factors influencing green supply chain management in the mining industry of Ghana.

  • Corporate social responsibility and international business

    Jun 12, 2017· Research into Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Ghana generally, has seen increased scholarly attention but same cannot be said of the specific area of CSR and International Business (IB), ironically though much of the data on CSR research comes from IBs. This paper therefore reviews existing literature on CSR in Ghana with the objective of identifying gaps and developing a

  • Mining and Sustainable Development: The Case of Ghana

    Mining in Ghana -An Overview (CONTD) Mining in Ghana predates independence and over the years the sector has grown to be a major driver of economic growth. Mining accounted for 6% of GDP in 2011 and the sector grew by 23.5% in 2012. There are currently about thirteen (13) large scale mining

  • Mining In Ghana Energy and Natural Resources Ghana

    Jun 29, 2020· The only restriction to participate in the mining industry in Ghana by an entity incorporated by a foreigner is that it cannot engage in operations relating to industrial minerals unless it commits in its proposed program to invest at least TEN MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS (US$10,000,000.00) in the operations.

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