img
SarWatch Writer
Corporate Social Responsibility of Mining Companies in Zambia: The Case of Kansanshi Mine.

Presenters: 

  • Name:  Edward Lange

             Southern Africa Resource Watch 

  1. Name : Ivy Mutwale 

          Programmes Manager- Zambia National Education Coalition  

  • Name : Dr. Jewette Masinja 

            University of Zambia – School of Mines

  • Name : Prof. Arthur Kaniki

University of Lubumbashi – DRC 

  • Name : David van Wyk

Benchmarks Foundation -RSA 

  1.  Name : Micomyiza Dieudonn’e

Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection ( JCTR) -Solwezi 

Moderator : Rev . George Palo , Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia  

_________________________________________________________________________________

Zambia is an old mining country. The country’s economy is dependent on the mining sector.  Zambia is known for its copper. The country has  attracted a number of big multinational mining companies over the years.  Today the country has over 31 large scale  mining companies in operations. While the sector contributed 13.2%  to the country ‘s GDP  in 2019 . Unfortunately, the contribution of the sector  towards the social economic upliftment of mining communities remain negligeable. Most mining companies claim to be involved in corporate social responsibilities and are proud of their interventions and impact. The question is: why there is no visible changes  to the lives of mining communities?  Many people question the relevant of a voluntary CSR initiative in Zambia, and there have called for it to be regulated.  Using its findings in his recent study on First Quantum Minerals Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility :Kansanshi Mine, SARW  will organise a webinar to discuss the relevance and CSR in Zambia mining sector

 

To register  and per part of the meeting follow the link below 

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JSIt1X6jR2Kdz0rIm0qpgw

 

img
Concept Note for Dialogue on the SADC Regional Mining Vision

30-31 March 2022-Johannesburg

Introduction The Third World Network-Africa (TWN-Africa) and the Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW) are organizing a two-day dialogue on the...

+ Read more
HIGH-LEVEL CONSULTATIVE MEETING ON UNCLAIMED BENEFITS IN THE SADC REGION

Introduction and background: The issue of unclaimed benefits is a serious issue facing migrant workers throughout the world. At the end of their employment contracts, migrant...

+ Read more
Roundtable of Experts in Support of the DRC Initiative on the Local Manufacturing of Batteries for Electric Cars

The fight against climate change imposes among other requirements the abandonment of fossil fuels, considered as more polluting, in favour of renewable and...

+ Read more
Table Ronde Des Experts En Appui A L’initiative De La RDC Relative A La Fabrication Locale Des Batteries Pour Les Voitures Electriques

La lutte contre le changement climatique impose entre autres comme exigences l’abandon des énergies fossiles (considérées comme plus polluantes) en faveur des énergies renouvelables et...

+ Read more
China-DRC Relations in the Mining Sector: Is a win-win partnership possible?

China has invested massively in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) mining sector as part of its efforts to gain monopoly over the abundant copper...

+ Read more
The Mineral Sector of Namibia: a nuanced overview of selected key aspects

Namibia’s mineral rights licensing and management is regarded as one of the best in the world. The interest of stakeholders is protected by legal instruments...

+ Read more
4th Alternative mining Indaba for the DRC

[gravityform id="2" title="false" description="false"]

En raison des restrictions contre la Covid19, nous ne pouvons pas accueillir plus de 70 personnes dans la salle de...

+ Read more