Ivey Publishing
Mining and Corporate Social Responsibility: A Note on Mining in Peru
Product Number:
9B12M023
Publication Date:
02/29/2012
Revised Date:
02/28/2012
Length:
15 pages (15 pages of text)
Product Type:
Note
Source:
Northeastern University
This background note discusses the history and current state of mineral mining in Peru. Topics include stakeholders, government policies, corruption, regulation, conflicts, social costs, remediation, and the advocacy role of NGOs. The note can be used with two case studies on mining in Peru, Newmont Mining Corporation and BHP Billiton. The note also discusses the current debate on how to procure greater compliance to international standards by mining companies and the potential impact these decisions may have on the future of mining in that country.
Learning Objective:
  • To provide students with the opportunity to develop guidelines for making decisions in difficult situations that are ambiguous with regard to their outcome and that have ethical and legal implications.
  • To discuss the concept of stakeholder valueTo discuss ethical and moral theories in the context of real life examples.
  • To provide a contemporary example of a situation that demonstrates some of the challenges of globalization.
Issues:
Disciplines:
General Management/Strategy,  International
Setting:
Peru, 2011
Intended Audience:
Undergraduate/MBA
Price:
$4.25 CAD / $4.25 USD Printed Copy
$3.75 CAD / $3.75 USD Permissions
$3.75 CAD / $3.75 USD Digital Download
Associated Materials
Use With: 9B12M021 (9 pages) , 9B12M022 (12 pages)
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