CSR and the Mining Industry

Corporate Social Responsibility in the corporate world is perceived more as a charity or as a philanthropic activity than as a responsibility. Some good deeds to the community are done merely as  tokenisms so that something can be written under the head of CSR in the company’s website and annual report. Companies must realise or be made to realise that this is a responsibility as serious and non-negotiable as is the responsibility a parent has towards providing for his or her child. This is because the company takes from the community the majority of it’s resources both material and human …

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