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Corporate Citizenship in Africa A special theme issue of The Journal of Corporate Citizenship (Issue 18)

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    by Routledge

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    by Routledge

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    What makes corporate citizenship in Africa not only fascinating, but also of critical importance, is that the continent embodies many of the most vexing dilemmas that business faces in its attempt to be responsible, ethical and sustainable .

    Table of ContentsWorld ReviewPrologue: I Am an AfricanThabo Mbeki IntroductionWayne Visser, International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility, UK, Charlotte Middleton, National Business Initiative, South Africa, and Malcolm McIntosh, Universities of Bath, UK, and Stellenbosch, South Africa     Turning Point: Interview with Michael Spicer, Chief Executive, South Africa FoundationCharlotte Middleton, National Business Initiative, South Africa Turning Point: Managing HIV/AIDS at Eskom: A Non-negotiable for Business SustainabilityMandy Rambharos, Eskom Holdings Ltd, South Africa Corporate Citizenship in South Africa: A Review of Progress since DemocracyWayne Visser, International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility, UK The Case for Collective Business Action to Achieve Systems Change: Exploring the Contributions Made by the Private Sector to the Social, Economic and Political Transformation Process in South AfricaAndré Fourie, National Business Initiative, South Africa, and Theuns Eloff, North-West University, South Africa Corporate Citizens, Colonialists, Tourists or Activists? Ethical Challenges Facing South African Corporations in AfricaDaniel Malan, KPMG Sustainability Services, South AfricaLocal Governance as a Complex System: Lessons from Mining in South Africa, Mali and ZambiaRalph Hamann and Paul Kapelus, African Institute of Corporate Citizenship, South Africa, Dan Sonnenberg, Sustainability Research and Intelligence, South Africa, and Andrew Mackenzie and Paul Hollesen, AngloGold Ashanti, South AfricaCSR in Electrification of Rural Africa: The Case of ABB in TanzaniaNiklas Egels, Göteborg University, SwedenSeeking Common Ground: Multi-stakeholder Processes in Kenya’s Cut Flower IndustryCatherine S. Dolan, Northeastern University, USA, and Maggie Opondo, University of Nairobi, KenyaThe Cocoa Industry and Child LabourElliot J. Schrage, Council on Foreign Relations, USA, and Anthony P. Ewing, Columbia University, USA Why Teach Corporate Citizenship Differently?Derick de Jongh, Centre for Corporate Citizenship, University of South Africa, and Paul Prinsloo, Institute for Curriculum and Learning Development, University of South AfricaEpilogue: The Campaign to Make Poverty HistoryNelson Mandela Diary of Events


    Wayne Visser, Malcolm McIntosh, Charlotte Middleton