By Kathryn McPhail

This paper comprises separate yet in detail associated experiences that care for company social accountability. the 1st explores the serious luck elements helping the combination of social issues into the making plans and implementation of privately financed initiatives within the mining, oil, and fuel sectors. the second one studies company practices with recognize to social and environmental overview, and the mixing among the 2.

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Based on its experience with a wide range of partnerships, the PWBLF has identified common success factors, which can be summarized as: • Strong leadership or vision on the part of one or a few individuals • Clear focus and purpose, based on mutual benefit to the various partners • Agreed management structure and systems for operation, decisionmaking, conflict resolution, evaluation, and so forth • Good communication between partners • Equality of contribution and participation to help generate ownership, facilitated by intermediaries as appropriate • Local applicability and ownership.

The expectation is that, within two more years, the program should be fully self−sustaining—without input from either BG or the University of Southampton. Source: Discussion with representatives of BG and the University of Southampton. Develop Mechanisms for Long−Term Representation of Stakeholders and Conflict Resolution Public consultation and involvement should not end with the planning approval process—it should be complemented by involving local communities throughout the lifetime of projects.

It provided core funding to set up the management structure, equip a laboratory, and employ a resident expatriate professor of environmental technology. To enhance the capacity to manage all aspects of running the course (financial, technical, and administrative) additional external funding was obtained from private companies, international organizations, and foundations to enable the training of several staff members overseas. In addition, a range of private and public enterprises operating within Kazakhstan fund scholarships covering the costs of tuition fees and living expenses.

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