Corporate social responsibility and compliance: transnational mining corporations in Tanzania

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McNamara, Noeleen. 2013. "Corporate social responsibility and compliance: transnational mining corporations in Tanzania." Macquarie Journal of International and Comparative Environmental Law. 9 (2), pp. 1-17.
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Corporate social responsibility and compliance: transnational mining corporations in Tanzania

ERA Journal ID33599
Article CategoryArticle
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AuthorMcNamara, Noeleen
Journal TitleMacquarie Journal of International and Comparative Environmental Law
Journal Citation9 (2), pp. 1-17
Number of Pages17
Year2013
Place of PublicationSydney, Australia
ISSN2200-3088
Web Address (URL)http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=523689473817576;res=IELHSS
Abstract

Corporate social responsibility is an important part of the regulatory mix, encouraging compliant and beyond compliance behaviour. It is particularly important in developing countries, which may not have first world capacity to enforce their laws. For mining companies, corporate social responsibility is an important component of maintaining their 'licence to operate'. For transnational corporations, actions taken in one jurisdiction can impact upon approvals and conditions imposed in other jurisdictions. Using case studies of mines operated by transnational corporations in Tanzania, this paper will examine the environmental and social issues that have arisen in the construction and operation of the mines and the steps that the corporations have taken to address these issues. It will also consider whether these mining companies operate to a different standard in Tanzania than they would in a developed country. Conclusions drawn in these case studies have relevance for transnational corporations operating in other developing countries -both within Africa and in other parts of the world.

Keywordscompliance; multinational companies; transnational corporations; mining companies; developing countries
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020500102. Business ethics
350799. Strategy, management and organisational behaviour not elsewhere classified
480299. Environmental and resources law not elsewhere classified
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Byline AffiliationsSchool of Law and Justice
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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