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Corporate Social Responsibility | UMCIL

In addition to the above gains, savings will also accrue from the reduction in steel imports as well as exports, value addition, acquisition of and development of scientific and technological know how, thus contributing to Zambia money reserves and stability of the Zambian Kwacha.

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Poverty, toxic water and disease as Zambian mine offers...

The mine does not attach significant importance to the economic and social transformation of mining communities, and most of the company''s corporate social responsibility activities reflect a ...

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Making the most of corporate social responsibility | McKinsey

Too often, executives have viewed corporate social responsibility (CSR) as just another source of pressure or passing fad. But as customers, employees, and suppliers—and, indeed, society more broadly—place increasing importance on CSR, some leaders have started to look at it as a creative opportunity to fundamentally strengthen their businesses while contributing to society at the same time.

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Corporate Social Responsibility | UMCIL

UMCIL values Corporate Social Responsibility The steel industry is a job engine for any economy as worldwide its "multiplier effect" is well known for job creation within an economy. For instance, ''''for every job created in the steel mill seven(7) more jobs will be created elsewhere in the Zambian economy.

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Corporate Social Responsibility in the Mining Industries ...

This chapter explores benefit-sharing by examining ''corporate social responsibility'' (CSR) in the extractive industries of three members of the Southern African Development Community (SADC): South Africa, Namibia, and Zambia. These countries have high economic dependency on their extractive industries.

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Employment Promotion by Trade Unions in Zambia

social security. Moreover, apart from retrenchees and retirees, the Trade Unions see the need to promote self -employment and to organise the informal economy as a whole, being increasingly the often harsh source of livelihood for a majority of Zambians. Direct employment promotion by Trade Unions in Zambia began in 1998 with the

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Knowing is not enough: Corporate social responsibility and ...

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has recently become prominent in the international development agenda. Corporations and current international development discourse promote CSR with claims that local and state governments lack the capability to adequately address social issues and deliver benefits from resource revenues to local communities.

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The Role of Banks in Corporate Social Responsibility

The Role of Banks in Corporate Social Responsibility Shirley 1Yeung Hang Seng School of Management, China The purpose of this paper is to explore the perception of respondents on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and banking practice of major banks in Hong Kong. This paper reviews literatures on management, quality

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY MANAGER |Lubambe .

The design capacity is 2.5 MTPA of ore at an average mill grade of 2.3% copper, yielding 45,000 tonnes of contained copper in concentrate to be sold to smelters in Zambia. Lubambe Copper Mine seeks to employ experienced and qualified individuals in the following position: CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY MANAGER (x1)

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Arguments in Favour and Against Corporate Social ...

Corporate social responsibility is limited on the following grounds: 1. Business is an economic activity: It is argued by the opponents of social responsibility that basic function of a business enterprise is to look into economic viability of its operations. It is for the Government to look after interests of the society.

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Corporate Social Responsibility in Africa: Definition ...

• Corporate social responsibility (CSR) origins traced with early industrialists; it is now viewed as "one of, if not the most important issue of our time" (Hopkins, 2007: xiii). • The concept of CSR is dynamic, multifaceted and global; but it has proved to be a contentious matter across the world

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Govt commends Barrick Lumwana mine for its corporate ...

Nov 10, 2017· Mr Kalota said government is happy working with investors like Barrick Lumwana which are helping communities through their being part of social investment activities. He was speaking in Kalumbila district when officials from Barrick Lumwana mine presented him with awards they won during the Zambia Chamber of Mines Annual mining awards gala.

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''Sustainable Mining''? Corporate Social Responsibility ...

AbstractWhilst corporate social responsibility is now part and parcel of many multinational mining operations, and a ''sustainable mining'' narrative a fundamental part of their public persona, companies still struggle to provide secure, long-term livelihoods for either locals or the swathe of migrants mining attracts. Minimal opportunities in the formal sector leave migrants in particular ...

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is also known by a number of other names. These include corporate responsibility, corporate accountability, corporate ethics, corporate citizenship or stewardship, responsible entrepreneurship, and "triple bottom line," to name just a few. As CSR issues become increasingly integrated into modern business

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Corporate Social Responsibility: Who''s Responsible?

Introduction Corporate social responsibility (CSR), or the responsibility corporations have for their impact on society and the environment, has become commonplace in business. Virtually every Fortune 1000 company has some type of CSR initiative and policy, and smaller companies are .

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Social responsibility - MTN Group

MTN''s corporate social investment (CSI) approach is a critical piece of the "hearts and minds" component of our BRIGHT strategy. As one of the largest operators in many of our markets, we use our resources to make a difference to the communities in which we operate through both MTN Foundations and by encouraging our employees to volunteer their time, skills and services through our 21 ...

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The social and environmental impact of mining in the ACP

The social and environmental impact of mining in the ACP countries is a subject that is often not included in the agenda of international meetings, despite its importance. Indeed the impact of mining on the environment and population, although it is often ... 6 This is to reinforce the EU strategy to promote corporate social responsibility (COM ...

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Corporate Social Responsibility: It''s Not Just For the ...

The views expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ASPA as an organization. By Joe Jarret When confronted with the term "Corporate Social Responsibility" (CSR) it is generally presumed that we are referring to the operation of a private sector entity in a manner that accounts for the [.]

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Corporate Social Responsibility – The Role of the Private ...

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) CSR is a mechanism by which businesses can accept greater social and environmental responsibility for their actions – globally, regionally and locally. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) cont''d. • Integral part of wealth creation process.

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The Impact of Values and Culture on CSR - Forbes

Sep 12, 2012· The Impact of Values and Culture on CSR. The company is dedicated to sustainability and social responsibility. "We engage with Canadians in the belief that changing the culture of energy consumption complements Canadian values and our culture of .

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Corporate Social Responsibility: The Role and Reasons for ...

Apr 10, 2012· Corporate Social Responsibility - Issue #2 2012 When we speak of sustainability, I think it is important to make one thing clear: sustainable development is not the sole responsibility of business. It is useful to point that we can set realistic expectations, and so that people and organizations can move forward effectively.

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Mining Sector in ...

Jun 01, 2008· The research conducted by the Bench Marks Foundation on mining in Southern provides SADC governments, mining companies and local mining community stakeholders with information and guidance on issues to consider in the process of empowerment and sustainable development through corporate social responsibility. At the same time it also alerts the global world of the human rights .

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Marikana and the hypocrisy of corporate social responsibility

May 23, 2013· We should no longer tolerate the hypocrisy of corporate attempts at social responsibility that claim to save and protect with one hand what the other hand destroys. ( Media for Justice are currently filming a documentary in Marikana looking at the disjuncture between corporate responsibility claims and socioeconomic realities.

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THE CONTRIBUTION OF MOPANI AND KONKOLA COPPER .

Konkola Copper Mining Companies, towards enhancing education in Zambia as part of their corporate social responsibility. In getting in-depth understanding of the situation, a descriptive survey study was used as a research design and qualitative approach was used in the study. Hence, in-depth interviews,

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Essay on responsibility: Importance of being responsible ...

Social responsibility. Everything we were talking about is so-called personal responsibility. So, I think, it is important to mention social responsibility as well. Previously we discussed the meaning of citizenship. Now we can say that social responsibility is one of the components of citizenship, of relations between man and man in society.

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Corporate social responsibility and political settlements ...

This paper explores and compares the political effects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the mining sector in Zambia, Ghana and Peru. The paper adopts a political settlements approach to answer the question: How do the CSR practices of mining companies affect local .

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Zambia : Govt commends Barrick Lumwana mine for its ...

Nov 09, 2017· Barrick Lumwana Mine was crowned as the Best Performer in Social Investments and Best Mining Employer for the year 2017 at the recently held Zambia Chamber of Mines Annual mining awards gala in Ndola.

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ZCCM-IH CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Supporting clean water for Zambia Corporate Social Responsibility Coupled with this project, ZCCM-IH will help tra nsform 10/26/2016 11:51 AM ZCCM Investments Therefore, ZCCM-IH in this financial year ... mining industry, where, at the moment, virtually all of its investments are held. As an investment company, society''s livelihoods

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full report: The Limitations of Corporate Social ...

But the development agreements between the Government of Zambia (GRZ) and the new owners of Zambia''s recently privatised copper mines, the UK-registered Anglo American Corporation and First Quantum (a Canadian company) give a green light to pollution...Anglo American has to do much more to prove that it is serious about corporate social responsibility.

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Mining and Corporate Social Responsibility Partnerships in ...

To promote social and economic development; To ensure service provision in a sustainable manner; and To provide safe and healthy environment. It is generally accepted that mining is a fi nite activ-ity. In order to ensure that the social environment needs are addressed during the life of the mines,

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Corporate Social Responsibility in South Africa''s Mining ...

refers to people, planet and profit. The triple-bottom line reflects a company''s economic, ecological, and social effects. 12 This shift in corporate values is not commonly attributed. to an internal change in corporate conscience, but rather a reaction to external pressures.

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