Based in Saskatoon, Canada, Cameco was the world’s largest uranium mining company. It was their policy for corporate social responsibility in northern Saskatchewan, where it develops its large mining operations and where there was a large population of indigenous Cree and Dene Indians. Centers on whether the same corporate social responsibility policy, the company’s joint venture with the Government of Kyrgyzstan on a gold mine in eastern Kyrgyzstan operation are applied. To complicate December … Read more »

Based in Saskatoon, Canada, Cameco was the world’s largest uranium mining company. It was their policy for corporate social responsibility in northern Saskatchewan, where it develops its large mining operations and where there was a large population of indigenous Cree and Dene Indians. Centers on whether the same corporate social responsibility policy, the company’s joint venture with the Government of Kyrgyzstan on a gold mine in eastern Kyrgyzstan operation are applied. To complicate decision is a chemical accident, which had occurred several months ago, relations with the citizens in the surrounding communities were at an all time low. The joint venture Vice-President, Human Resources and Corporate Relations must decide which of the programs could be successfully implemented in Kyrgyzstan, what new programs might need to be developed, and how to best communicate company policy to the local community.
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from
Pratima Bansal,
John Scarfe,
Russell Johnston
Source: Ivey Publishing
21 pages.
Publication Date: Nov 13, 2003. Prod #: 903M63-PDF-ENG
Cameco in Kyrgyzstan: Corporate Social Responsibility Abroad HBR case solution