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Corporate social responsibility in the mining industries

Yakovleva, Natalia 2005. Corporate social responsibility in the mining industries. Corporate Social Responsibility Series, Farnham: Ashgate.

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Abstract

Based on the concept of corporate social responsibility, this book analyses modern approaches adopted by mining companies that could minimise negative impacts of mining and enhance positive benefits to corporate stakeholders. Using a case study of two mining sectors (gold and diamond mining) the book evaluates policies and practices of mining companies within four key areas of corporate social responsibility: environmental protection, health and safety, employee relations and community development. Also included is an assessment of three models for community development that are developed within the mining industries: company-led approach, establishment of corporate foundation and tri-sector partnership. The study analyses management of corporate social responsibility issues with specific reference to mining in the Russian Federation and provides a comparison with global mining companies.

Item Type: Book
Book Type: Authored Book
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Business (Including Economics)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Publisher: Ashgate
ISBN: 9780754642688
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Last Modified: 19 Mar 2016 22:05
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/2340

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