declined. The performance of the mining sector taxes has equally not been impressive and there has been concern as to whether the sector is being taxed optimally. Another factor that motivated the study was the need to analyse the role of the informal sector in the tax system and how it can sustainably contribute to domestic revenue mobilization.
Mining companies have an impressive track record for delivering continuous improvements in safety and risk governance standards. We have no doubt that the professionalism and expertise present within the industry will ensure that any new and emerging risk challenges are dealt with in
The paper began by outlining elements of the political settlements approach and applying this to the mining sector and corporate social responsibility. The framework was then applied to Zambia to describe the CSR activities of mining companies and explore their national and local impacts.
The Mining Industry and the Challenges Ahead: Trends and Views in a Dynamic World. November 2012 Mining Florencia Heredia of HOLT Abogados examines the increase in investment and prosperity in the sector, and the corresponding corporate social responsibility of mining companies to communities and local governments.
The Zambia Mining Investment and Governance Review (MInGov) collects and shares information on mining sector governance, its attractiveness to investors, and how it contributes to national development. The review, based on data from primary and secondary sources and incountry interviews, assesses sector performance from
Corporate Social responsibility initiatives 81 vi MINERALS AND AFRICA''S DEVELOPMENT!e International Study Group Report on Africa''s Mineral Regimes grates the mining sector into broader social and economic developmental processes. !is is an attempt not only to
The Role of CSR in Development: A Case Study Involving the Mining Industry in South America By Melissa Whellams CSR Corporate Social Responsibility development. For example, Newmont Mining has stated that "The new mining implies social responsibilities. This means a commitment to the environmental protection and
Mining and Corporate Social Responsibility Partnerships in South Africa L Mabuza, N Msezane and M Kwata In the light of challenges associated with sustainable development in the developing world, the mining industry, as is the case with other industries, has been compelled to relook issues pertinent
The Government of the Republic of Zambia The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development – June The summary focuses on conclusions regarding the extent to which Zambia has implemented Sustainable Development (SD) as well as the Agenda 21 and the major economic and social players whether they be private sector, civil society
The mining sector is important in Zambia and is likely to continue to be so. Zambia has a long history of mining and a large known resource base of copper, emeralds and other deposits, as well as good potential for further discoveries given the high degree of prospectivity. The mining sector is a major contributor to foreign direct
May 01, 2015 · ESG Research Report on the Mining Sector. This report looks at the mining sector, providing a indepth analysis of the most material ESG issues it faces. The report leverages our ESG Ratings and Research combined with our Controversies Research to identify best practices, historical trends as well as the leaders and laggards in the sector.
corporate social responsibility (CSR) principles. This document describes some of the main considerations and processes regarding the development and implementation of these strategies, specifically in relation to Community Development Agreements (CDAs). In the last few years the World Bank Oil, Gas and Mining Unit has worked to analyze CDAs
Miners at Gemfields'' Kagem emerald mine in Zambia KAGEM Mining Limited has allegedly refused to rehabilitate roads in Lufwanyama as part of its corporate social responsibility. District
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) promotes a vision of business accountability to a wide range of stakeholders, besides shareholders and investors. Key areas of concern are environmental protection and the wellbeing of employees, the community and civil society in general, both now and in the future.
relation to SR in South Africa, including corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainable development, corporate citizenship, corporate social investment, and sustainability. In the U.K., the term "CSR" is most commonly used, but some people are increasingly adopting the shorter "corporate responsibility" instead. In India,
social responsibility. This doesn''t mean that all Board Directors have . invested time and energy establishing a longterm vision for ''sustainable business''. In fact, many firms still operate with outdated corporate social responsibility . plans focused on reputation management with a small group of NGOs, staffed by a single CSR Director.
The answer: corporate responsibility as a tool for businesses and governments Corporate responsibility and private sector engagement in development activities are key factors in this rebalancing of responsibilities. Now is the time to build on the last decade''s advances in the field of CR, made both by companies and governments. With the effects
Growth is expected to increase in 2019, mainly driven by the mining sector, which will continue to be the numberone target for private investment. Higher copper prices, compared with the low levels of 2016, should continue to support an increase in production volumes. Investment should also benefit related sectors such as transport, energy and construction.
Hartman (2011), article "Corporate social Responsibility in the food sector" in European review of agriculture economics journal, analyzed the importance of CSR in food sector, particularly those companies which have high brand. CSR is an important part of these companies. But
PDF This paper focuses on the comparison of corporate social responsibility in mining industry. It compares specifi c territorial areas of two diff erent countries – one of them country that
Mining activities throughout the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have impacted on the health and safety of mining communities for many decades. Despite the economic contribution of mining to surrounding communities, a huge amount of social and environmental harm is associated with the industry. In this regard, mining companies have, on the one hand, contributed toward improved
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
corporate organisations‟ needs to meet the developmental needs of the community. Corporate Social Responsibility in Zimbabwe A look at mining history in Zimbabwe reveals that mining has been instrumental in the development of communities in rural areas. The many towns that have developed around mining in Zimbabwe, for instance,
This report provides an assessment of Zambia''s corporate governance policy framework. It highlights recent improvements in corporate governance regulation, makes policy recommendations, and provides investors with a benchmark against which to measure corporate governance in Zambia.
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 selfregulation. While once it was possible to describe CSR as an internal organisational policy or a corporate ethic strategy, that time has passed as various
Corporate social responsibility in the mining industry: Exploring trends in social and environmental disclosure An analysis of the Social and Environmental reporting of the top 10 mining companies reveals a general trend towards the increasing sophistiion of media and content. Rouse A. Mining Certifiion Evaluation Project
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND DEVELOPMENT. CSR is an evolving concept globally but, in Bangladesh, it has been defined as a set of business practices based on ethical norms and transparency that contributes to the sustainable development of internal and external stakeholders in the best interest of business society and environment [Bangladesh Enterprise Institute.
The main objective of this chapter is to examine the corporate social responsibility (CSR) disclosure practices and the related motivation for (or lack thereof) CSR disclosures in the Zambian mining industry. Key CSR disclosures are examined to identify the trends in disclosure.
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