By Rajiv Maher.
- Can companies get CSR efforts “right” by engaging in dialogue with communities, thus improve relations and their impacts?
- Reality shows that companies tend to engage with a few selected community leaders only (who normally receive certain benefits), which creates internal tensions
- Indeed, consultations processes offer a platform for companies and governments to fragment and divide resistance to their projects
Approximate reading time: 3-4 minutes.
In this post I reflect on the past ten years of working as a practitioner and researcher on the issue of CSR, company – community relations and conflicts. Overall, it is striking to …