impacts of csr and mining in ghana

impacts of csr and mining in ghana

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 practicesget price

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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

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AURA: The social and environmental impacts of mining ...

The study explores and assesses mining and its impacts on communities within which mining activities takes place. The focus has been on a mining community in Ghana called Kenyasi where mining is vigorously carried out by an American mining giant, Newmont Mining Corporation. The study investigates the real and latent impacts of mining activities

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

 · 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.

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Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ...

The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the environmental impacts of mining activities in Ghana. The paper mainly focused on the mining activities in Prestea in the western region of the country. The data

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Mining and its effect on environment | News Ghana

 · Environmental news; Mining and its effect on environment. For over centuries of mining in Ghana, especially gold, there have been several concerned raised by major stakeholders on the impact …

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Case studies of good corporate governance practices | Eldis

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.

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Corporate Social Responsibility Activities of Mining ...

 · Corporate Social Responsibility, Local Community, Mining Company 1. Introduction The practical implications of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) have received much attention [1]-[5]. Re-search suggests that corporate social responsibility represents a differentiating factor that may be used success-

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(PDF) IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ...

Future research into the CSR impact of mining companies in Ghana could also focus on CSR and compensation to farmers and land owners and, CSR and financial impact of mining companies in Ghana gure 1 : 26 Figure 2 : 33 Figure 3 :1262333glad to dedicate this piece of work to the glory of God and the following people; Madam Rose Sobre, Vivian ...

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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

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Internalizing the Negative Externalities of Mining in ...

Mining operations in Ghana and elsewhere have resulted in both positive and negative externalities in mining countries. Whilst the positive externalities have always been highlighted, not much attention has been paid to the negative externalities on mining communities despite several protestations from civil societies, NGOs and people living in mining areas.

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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 .

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The disastrous effects of the Mining Industry in Africa ...

 · The mining industry has had disastrous effects on ecosystems of fresh water lakes in Africa and in the seas because of the loss of habitat for marine organisms and biodiversity. As a result, there is a threat to the flora and fauna of the continent. There are also serious physiological and psychological consequences for Africa.

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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,

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Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ...

 · In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country''s GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the environmental impacts of mining activities in Ghana.

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THE PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES FOR THE ADOPTION OF …

study therefore sought to assess the prospects and challenges for the adoption of Green mining in Ghana, using Golden Star Resources Bogoso/Prestea mine as a case study, and to find out measures that have been employed by Golden Star Resources to reduce the negative environmental impacts of mining. This study used the qualitative research method.

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(PDF) IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF CORPORATE SOCIAL …

Future research into the CSR impact of mining companies in Ghana could also focus on CSR and compensation to farmers and land owners and, CSR and financial impact of mining companies in Ghana gure 1 : 26 Figure 2 : 33 Figure 3 :1262333glad to dedicate this piece of work to the glory of God and the following people; Madam Rose Sobre, Vivian ...

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mining in Ghana: identifying problems and possible solutions

60 Environmental impact of small-scale gold mining in Ghana Table 1 Gold mine production increases in selected developing countries Country 1986 production (t) 1998 production (t) Approximate production increase (%) Bolivia 6.0 14.0 133 Ghana 11.5 60.6 427 Indonesia 8.4 119.2 1319

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Corporate social responsibility and political settlements ...

Corporate social responsibility and political settlements in the mining sector in Ghana, Zambia and Peru 1 Abstract 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

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(PDF) Corporate Social Responsibility in the Ghanaian ...

20 Corporate Social Responsibility in the Ghanaian Context 437 Improved academic Outcome/Impact performance New classroom Output blocks constructed Award of contract Activities and construction Inputs Resources Fig. 20.1 Communicating the input-output-impact linkages of CSR activities: A simplified logical framework for a school project 20.7 ...

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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.

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Review of Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining in Ghana

 · Large-scale mining, also known as legal mining, generates more than 95 percent of the world''s total mineral production and employs approximately 2.5 million people across the world.13 In Ghana, there are 19 large mining companies operating approximately 16 gold mines, one bauxite mine and one manganese mine.2 These companies are largely ...

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Economic impact of mining in Ghana

 · Economic impact of mining in Ghana. The World Bank has recently published a report that shows that Ghana has now surpassed South Africa as the leading producer of gold in Africa - …

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Effects of Dwindling Gold Prices on Corporate Social ...

 · This study sought to examine the level of CSR activities in five of the big mining companies operating in Ghana. Findings from the study pointed to a reduction in the profit margins of mining companies as a result of the fallen gold prices, which has invariably affected the volume and nature of CSR activities engaged in by the mining companies ...

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Corporate Social Responsibility and political settlements ...

Abstract. This paper explores and compares the political effects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the mining sector in Zambia, Ghana and Peru.

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Environmental Impacts of Illegal Small-Scale Mining ...

326 Environmental Impacts of Illegal Small-Scale Mining Activities on the Aboabo Stream, Ahafo Region, Ghana 1B. A. E. Boafo, 1B. Koomson and 1O. F. Agyemang 1Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana Boafo, B. A. E, Koomson, B. and Agyemang O. F. (2020), "Environmental Impacts of Illegal Small Scale Mining

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Community mining''s new concept, old problem

 · The encroachment on the concessions at Obuasi, the flagship mine of Ghana''s oldest, and for a long time the biggest, mining company in Ghana, …

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Regulating Mining Water Use and Impacts in Ghana ...

Gardner, Duff, Ainuson & Manteaw, Regulating mining water use and impacts in Ghana 1 1. Introduction This report is the product of a collaborative and comparative study of the key materials that regulate mining industry use of and impacts on water resources in Australia and Ghana for the purpose of generating reform ideas for Ghana.

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EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING …

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 . …

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Economic Impact of Mining in Ghana

 · Economic Impact of Mining in Ghana. Accra, Ghana, June 10, 2019//-The World Bank has recently published a report that shows that Ghana has now surpassed South Africa as the leading producer of gold in Africa – exporting 158 tonnes of gold in 2018, making close to 15% increase over the previous year. This feat is not surprising as Ghana was ...

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MINING COMMUNITY BENEFITS IN GHANA: A CASE OF …

Within this context, we visited three mining sites in Ghana in April 2018, Newmont Ahafo, Gold-en Star in Bogoso, and AngloGoldAshanti in Tarkwa. All three sites are enormously important for mining in Ghana, particularly in terms of employment and revenue generation, and thus provide a potentially important vehicle for local development.

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Environmental Impact of Mining and the Well

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

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[PDF] Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the mining ...

Using a case study of two multinational mining companies operating in the Western Region of Ghana, West Africa, this paper aims to examine the community development approaches of large scale mining companies, with particular reference to how they may engender community dependency. The paper begins with a review of CSR in the mining industry, corporate community initiatives and the problem …

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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 …

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CSR in Ghana''s gold-mining sector: Assessing expectations ...

CSR remains a critical component of stakeholder management in developing countries due to the continuous environmental and social impacts of mining development. The article employs the stakeholder and institutional theories to assess the CSR manifestations of a large-scale mining company in the context of pressures at the plant level.

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