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Corporate Social Responsibility in the Ghanaian Mining ...

BS, Central University Ghana, 2006 Dissertation Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy Management Walden University February 2017 . Abstract 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 ...

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IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA: A STUDY

7.0 IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT ON WOMEN .....63 7.2 Women and Large -Scale Mining. .....63 7.2.1 Women, Employment and other Mining -Related Economic Activity .....64 7.2.2 Women, Relocation, Resettlement and Compensation Policies.....64 7.3 Small-Scale Mining And Women .....65. 3 1.0: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background: The resurgence in the mining industry in Ghana

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(PDF) Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana

This study investigates the impact of corporate social responsibility performance on customer loyalty in Ghana's telecommunication in industry. Analysis of survey data collected from 588 customers ...

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THE PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES FOR THE ADOPTION OF

with the industry employing close to about a million people.5 The mining sector in South Africa is the highest contributor to the country’s economy. Gold mining alone accounts for 27.4% of the mineral revenues and employs 56 percent of the mine labour force.6 Likewise, the mining sector in Ghana is one of the chief contributors to the Ghanaian

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(PDF) CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN MINING

GURSKÁ SYL VIE, VÁLOVÁ ADRIANA: Corporate social responsibility in mining industry. Acta Uni versitatis Agriculturae et Silvicul turae Mendelianae Brunensis, 2013, LXI, No. 7, pp. 2163–2170

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The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

Despite the economic potential of the mining industry in Ghana, mining output had decreased significantly since the late 1950‟s with gold experiencing the most dramatic decline in production. As Aryee (2001) puts it “For four decades up to the 1980‟s no new mine was opened in Ghana due to a myriad of problems faced by mining sector investors and potential investors alike, as a result of ...

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Environmental Impact of Mining and the Well- Being of the ...

environmental impact of mining and the well-being of the people in Akwatia, Ghana. Illegal mining activities increased after the collapse of Ghana Consolidated Diamonds Limited (GCD), this was the company responsible for diamond mining in Ghana. Apart from the mining sector contributing to the economic growth of Ghana, mining activities has its own corresponding challenges such as political ...

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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

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Corporate social responsibility and political settlements ...

extractive sector, before exploring the impact of the CSR practices of mining companies on the political settlement in Ghana, Peru and Zambia at the national and local levels. The final sections offer a comparative discussion of what the findings mean for understanding CSR’s role in inclusive development and natural resource governance. The paper argues that recent increased CSR expenditure ...

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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,

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Environmental Impact of Mining and the Well- Being of the ...

environmental impact of mining and the well-being of the people in Akwatia, Ghana. Illegal mining activities increased after the collapse of Ghana Consolidated Diamonds Limited (GCD), this was the company responsible for diamond mining in Ghana. Apart from the mining sector contributing to the economic growth of Ghana, mining activities has its own corresponding challenges such as political ...

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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. Nevertheless, there is still much progress to be made and there is often a significant discrepancy between ...

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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 industry. It offers a detailed review of the development of the media of social and ...

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EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING ON

EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING ON THE LIVELIHOODS OF AMAJUBA DISTRICT MINING COMMUNITIES . BY . SIHLANGU NGOBESE. A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of. Master of Commerce . Graduate School of Business and Leadership . College of Law Management Studies . Supervisor: Dr. Stanley Hardman . 02

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The Impact of Coal Mining on the Living Conditions of ...

THE IMPACT OF COAL MINING ON THE LIVING CONDITIONS OF RURAL COMMUNITIES IN MOZAMBIQUE: A CASE STUDY OF CATEME . Antonio Macheve Jr. MCHANT003 . 2014 . A minor dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Development Studies . Supervisor: Dr. Horman Chitonge . The copyright of this thesis

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THE EFFECTS OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ON THE ...

This thesis is an examination of the financial consequences of corporations engaging in socially responsible activities. It is motivated by the recognition that a socially responsible approach can fundamentally change the conduct and operation of business, which in turn may have a significant impact on financial outcomes both for individual companies as well as the wider economy. If social ...

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PERFORMANCE A CASE OF TELECOMMUNICATION INDUSTRY IN GHANA

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

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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

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"Corporate Social Responsibility in the Ghanaian Mining ...

14/02/2017  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 activities. These circumstances with repercussions of corruption and inefficient management of corporate social responsibility places

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Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana: Issues and ...

28/03/2017  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

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FACTORS INFLUENCING GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN IN THE MINING ...

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. Data was collected using focus group discussion with the experts from the mining companies. Analysis of the ...

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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,

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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 industry. It offers a detailed review of the development of the media of social and ...

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Mining in Ghana – What future can we expect?

1. Ghana’s economy and the role of mining 13 1.1 National profile 14 1.2 The mining sector 17 2. Macroeconomic life cycle contributions of mining 25 2.1 Life cycle projections of the mining sector 27 2.2 Mining’s impact on value added 32 2.3 Mining’s impact on employment 37 2.4 Scenario analyses 39 3. Local views 43

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Corporate Social Responsibility of Mining Industries by ...

10/03/2014  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. While multinational ...

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EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING ON

EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING ON THE LIVELIHOODS OF AMAJUBA DISTRICT MINING COMMUNITIES . BY . SIHLANGU NGOBESE. A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of. Master of Commerce . Graduate School of Business and Leadership . College of Law Management Studies . Supervisor: Dr. Stanley Hardman . 02

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The social and economic impacts of gold mining

Despite the industry’s scale, the socio-economic impacts of the gold mining industry are not well understood. Gold mining companies are a major source of income and economic growth, with an ...

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