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Holding Extractive Companies to Account in Colombia: An evaluation of CSR instruments through the lens of Indigenous and Afro-Descendent Right

The North-South Institute, Proceso de Comunidades Negras, Resguardo Indígena Cañamomo Lomaprieta, Viviane Weitzner

Holding Extractive Companies to Account in Colombia: An evaluation of CSR instruments through the lens of Indigenous and Afro-Descendent Right
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Resource Type Report
Language
  • English
  • Español
Year 2012
Country Colombia
Topic
  • Consultation
  • FPIC
  • Industry
Complexity Academic
Keywords
  • Business Practices
  • Community Engagement
  • Consultation
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Inherent Rights
Written By NGO
Written For
  • Academic Institutions or Researchers
  • Leadership and Management
Description This report showcases a Participatory Action Research project that lasted 26 months. It reports on Corporate Social Responsibility tools that companies and governments promote to ensure good corporate behaviour. The report looks at the extent to which CSRs respect human and ethnic rights in theory and practice. Recommendations are given for ways to strengthen current approaches and frameworks. Issues are presented through a variety of perspectives.
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