New corporate alliance aims to bring better efficiency and ethics to cobalt mining industry world's top copper producer faces lengthy smelter halt at major mine. A woman spreads muddy water on the façade of brazilian mining company vale headquarters during a protest in rio de janeiro, brazil, in november 2015 photograph: yasuyoshi chiba/afp/getty images. Sound decision-making is essential for success in business and a sound grasp of ethics is vital to sound business decision-making this course explores ethical concerns in the mineral exploration and mining industries, and the consequences of poor ethical decisions on business, industry and reputation.
Read the latest mining & energy news including australian coal mining and exports news more miming and precious metals news including gold, silver & wa mining news online at the australian. The gold mining industry's response to a growing reputation problem has been corporate social responsibility john childs travelled to ghana to investigate the reality behind the csr rhetoric. How can business contribute to the ethical mining of conflict - bsr awareness of the ethical and sustainability concerns in sourcing so-called conflict places are in fact a legal, recognized form of mineral extraction prevalent in.
Abstract: corporate social responsibility (csr) includes economic, social and environmental aspects, and it has particular significance in miningthis paper explores the subject of csr in the mining industry and the main synergies between csr and environmental, safety and quality management systems, whose adoption has increased during recent decades. Business and technical managers debate topics such as product innovation, user experience, resource requirements, competitive strategies, and return on investment except in rare cases, the ethics. Ability organized by the canadian business ethics research network (cbern) at the 2013 world mining congress hosted by the canadian institute of mining, metallurgy and petroleum (cim) in montreal, august 12-14, 2013. Business ethics fiji water and the cocoa industry concerned with one thingthe bottom line that is, maximizing profit, regardless of the social or environmental costs —david suzuki bottling of freshwater from a rare resource in the fiji islands, and harvesting of cocoa beans via child slave labor in west africa, are both ethically. Independent oversight will strengthen best practices, ensure transparency within the mining industry and promote safe and responsible mining operations in canada and abroad.
In recent years, concerns about the sustainability and social responsibility (csr) of businesses have become an increasingly high profile issue in many countries and industries, none more so than the mining industry. What business ethics issues are faced by producers and sellers of pot in the illegitimate parts of the drug industry what new issues will the newly-legitimized industry face what csr-type responsibilities does the (expanding) legal marijuana industry have. Report says gold industry sets a high standard for global responsible mining practices. Most states have comprehensive environmental regulations for the mining industry federal regulations aimed directly at the mining industry have not yet been put into a place, but broad-based statutes such as the clean water act, clean air act, national environmental policy act, and numerous others apply to mining activities.
Earthtalk® e - the environmental magazine dear earthtalk: i understand that, among mining's other problems, like providing climate-warming coal and endangering miners' lives, it is also a serious water polluter. Business ethics is the study of proper business policies and practices regarding potentially controversial issues such as corporate governance, insider trading, bribery, discrimination, corporate. Ann skeet, senior director of leadership ethics at the markkula center for applied ethics, discusses human rights concerns, representation of diverse stakeholders, and metrics for a business' environment, sustainability, and governance practices. Eleven exciting term paper ideas in business ethics the main area of study in business ethics is the code of conduct that guides employees and operations of any organization on daily basis.
The missing ethics of mining there is a maddening futility about speaking of mining, as if it were singular or coherent it is like talking about africa or addressing the international community in the fashion of humanitarians, as if it is all one big thing. Companies have poured time and money into ethics training and compliance programs, but unethical behavior in business is nevertheless widespread. Egu blogs » geolog » the ethics of mining the ethics of mining laura roberts-artal january 30, 2015 egu ga 2014 , energy, resources and the environment , geochemistry, mineralogy, petrology & volcanology , great debates , sessions 1 comment. Business ethics is the system of laws and guidelines by which business professionals and corporations operate in a fair, legal and moral fashion it's a broad topic, covering everything from.