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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.

Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana


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

Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana: Lessons from the ...


This paper provides a concise account of the growth and development dynamics of the mining industry in Ghana and assesses the impact of corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies and practices ...

Corporate social responsibility in the mining industry ...


For mining, one outcome of the CSR agenda is the increasing need for individual companies to justify their existence and document their performance through the disclosure of social and environmental information. This paper explores recent trends in the reporting of such impacts and issues in the global mining …

Motivations for providing CSR-mediated initiatives in ...


Jun 24, 2017· This study used an eclectic multiple-case design to explore what drives three large-scale mining companies' involvement in CSR-mediated development activities, and their philosophical underpinning. The research discovered that although there were nuances between cases in the order in which they rated the strength of 11 potential drivers of CSR, eight of them were important.

THE ROLE OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) IN THE …


THE ROLE OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) IN THE MINING SECTOR OF GHANA AND THE ENVIRONMENT. A Paper Presented at the Conference on Foreign Direct Investment and the Environment 7 – 8 February 2002, OECD, Paris – France by George B. K. Awudi, Friends of the Earth – Ghana, Accra. Introduction Ghana has a variety of mineral resources and ...

Corporate Social Responsibility Activities of Mining ...


holders. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) defines organizational consideration of multiple stakeholders and global impact, beyond simple focus on maximization of shareholder wealth. Wood believes that, business [6] and society are not mutually exclusive but rather the two are interwoven and cannot be separated from each oth-er.

Ghana « Mining and CSR


This paper explores and compares the political effects of corporate social responsibility 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 and national political settlements?

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However, the operations of some mining companies have also had negative impacts Governmental Organisations (NGOs). Consequently, the mining industry in Ghana …

'Need for all-inclusive approach to promote sustainable ...


Mr Ben Aryee, the Advisor on Mines at the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has called for a multi-faceted and an all-inclusive integrated approach to promote sustainable mining. He said government had recognized the need to balance the exploitation of …

(PDF) IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF CORPORATE SOCIAL …


It is on this note that a case study research was conducted to assess impact of corporate social responsibility and sustainability initiatives by mining companies in Ghana: A Case Study of Zion Gold Mines Limited (ZGML); a subsidiary of a multi- national firm, Kinrose Gold Corporation.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) In Mining


Much could be said of mining companies that are either members or affiliated to the Ghana Chamber of Mines as they taken critical interest in making the CSR agenda a reality. The undertake Corporate Social Responsibility projects in order to improve the livelihood of the people in their host communities.

Corporate Social Responsibility in the Ghanaian Mining ...


organizations regarding the fiduciary effects of corporate social responsibility in the Ghanaian mining industry, and thereby influence positive business practices, living standards, and quality of life of Ghanaian citizens. ... Mining operations in Ghana have grown 290% since 2000 and account for 6% of

Social Responsibility in Mining in Africa - Mining Africa


Paving the way for Improved Global CSR. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the voluntary actions undertaken by mining companies to reduce the negative effects of mining initiatives, and to improve the lives of locals, the local economy and the environment.

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

CSR and Sustainable Development in the Mining Industry ...


CSR and Sustainable Development in the Mining Industry: The case of Newmont Ghana Gold. Alex Hope1 and Anthony Kwarteng2 ABSTRACT There is widespread recognition that organisations operating in the extractive industry need to gain a 'Social License to Operate' (SLO) from local communities in order to mitigate conflict and exposure to risk.

The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards ...


The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards the Socio-economic Development of Mining Communities: A Case Study of Kenyasi in the Brong Ahafo Region Adjei Samuel1, N.K.Oladejo1, I.A. Adetunde2, * 1University for Development Studies, Department of Mathematics, Navrongo. Ghana.

Galamsey menace: Causes, effects and solutions | Opinions ...


Galamsey menace: Causes, effects and solutions ... ignore the negative impact of this illegal mining activity and rather concentrate on how and ways to engage in this activity to search for gold ...

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA


university of ghana mining sector csr stakeholder management: a case study of chirano gold mines limited, ghana by yvonne barnieh (10268329) this thesis is submitted to the university of ghana, legon in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of mphil human resource management degree .

The impact of mining in Ghana - Graphic Online


Jun 22, 2015· Data from the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), showed that in 2013, outflows from the mining sector into the country's coffers was approximately GH¢1.1 billion, representing 18.7 per …

IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA: A …


3. A cost-benefit analysis of mining investments, taking the following into consideration: level of foreign direct investment inflows to the sector since the reforms, level of employment, net foreign exchange earned, extent of linkages with other sectors, as well as the environmental and social impact of mining sector investment. 4.

CSR Economics & Impact


• Former Professor of Practice in CSR, McGill University • Advisor on development of Ghanas CSR Policy • 20 years business, development and training experience in Ghana • Advisory Board for EU Africa Chamber of Commerce • Tech. Committee –Ghana CSR Policy • Chaired and led numerous CSR events throughout Africa and globally

Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana: Issues and ...


Mar 28, 2017· Corporate social responsibility in Ghana: Lessons from the mining sector. In Conference proceedings, 29th annual conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment, Accra, Ghana . Google Scholar

impacts of csr and mining in ghana


Corporate social responsibility and political settlements in the mining sector in Ghana, Zambia and Peru T. Frederiksen / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2017 This paper explores and compares the political effects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the mining sector in Zambia, Ghana and Peru.

ASSESSING THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF OIL AND …


various roads each day also have impact on the noise level within the surrounding communities. 4.0 Environmental Impacts The environmental impacts of the oil and gas exploration activities are enormous and cannot be overlooked. These impacts tends to affect the ecosystem in the coastal regions in Ghana.

Gold Rush: The impact of gold mining on poor people in ...


Corporate social responsibility and political settlements in the mining sector in Ghana, Zambia and Peru T. Frederiksen / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2017 This paper explores and compares the political effects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the mining sector in Zambia, Ghana and Peru.

Corporate Social Responsibility of Mining Industries by ...


Mar 13, 2014· 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.

Shifting sands: changes in community perceptions of mining ...


Jun 16, 2013· Corporate social responsibility in Ghana: Lessons from the Mining Sector. Impact assessment and human well-being. 29th annual conference of the international association for impact assessment, 16–22 May 2009, Accra International Conference Centre, Accra, Ghana.

Ghana Country Environmental Analysis - World Bank


Ghana Country Environmental Analysis September 06, 2006 ... CSR Corporate Social Responsibility CWSA Community Water and Sanitation Agency DA District Assembly DACF District Assembly Common Fund DEMC District Environmental Management Committee ... Ghana. Mining ...

Internalizing the Negative Externalities of Mining in ...


impact of mining on the health of the mining community. Tarkwa is a leading mining community in Ghana and it is located 372 km south west of Accra, Ghana's capital. The area lies between latitude 400'N and 500 40'N and longitudes 1045' 2010 W with a total land area of 2354 sq km. As a hub of the mining industry in Ghana,

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


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 …

mining industry « Mining and CSR


For those of us interested in mining and CSR, the Brexit vote should renew attention on the long term political consequences of mine closure. The effects of mine closure and decline are an important but under-researched area. The mining industry has just seen a marked global downturn as the decades-long commodities boom came crashing to a halt.

Causes and effects of galamsey in Ghana YEN.COM.GH


Yen.com.gh News ☛ In the recent past illegal mining otherwise termed as galamsey has been on the rise in Ghana.This article provides you with comprehensive information about the★ CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF GALAMSEY ★ IN GHANA. Read on and get know more.


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