Assessment of Social Responsibility Initiatives of Corporate Organizations on the Entrepreneurial Development of Ishiagu, Ebonyi State Nigeria
Science Journal of Business and Management
Volume 3, Issue 5-1, September 2015, Pages: 50-54
Received: Sep. 8, 2015;
Accepted: Sep. 10, 2015;
Published: Oct. 12, 2015
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Eke, K. A., Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Federal College of Agriculture, Ishiagu, Ebonyi, Nigeria
Balogun, R. B., Department of Horticulture and Landscape Technology, Federal College of Agriculture, Ishiagu, Ebonyi, Nigeria
Ivoke, H. I., Department of Horticulture and Landscape Technology, Federal College of Agriculture, Ishiagu, Ebonyi, Nigeria
Kalejaiye-Matti, R. B., Department of Animal Production Technology, Federal College of Agriculture, Ishiagu, Ebonyi, Nigeria
Alasi, T. K., Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Federal College of Agriculture, Ishiagu, Ebonyi, Nigeria
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The assessment of entrepreneurial level initiatives of Corporate Organizations who invest on communal lands without adequate impact assessment in Ishiagu, Ivo LGA of Ebonyi State, Nigeria have been carried out. This assessment spelt out the level of corporate social responsibility among other salient issues and the entrepreneurial level development of Ishiagu indigene. Beside this, other objectives include: level of compliant to environmental and socio-cultural sustainability. The findings of the study indicated a fair impact on entrepreneurial level of the inhabitant of the communities, fair ecological sustainability but poor socio-cultural sustainability. The paper concluded that legislation to enforce CSR be put in place by government and activities be monitor for compliance.
Corporate, Social Responsibility, Entrepreneurship, Mining, Impact Assessment, Environment
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Eke, K. A.,
Balogun, R. B.,
Ivoke, H. I.,
Kalejaiye-Matti, R. B.,
Alasi, T. K.,
Assessment of Social Responsibility Initiatives of Corporate Organizations on the Entrepreneurial Development of Ishiagu, Ebonyi State Nigeria, Science Journal of Business and Management. Special Issue:Sustainable Entrepreneurial Developments in Agribusiness.
Vol. 3, No. 5-1,
2015, pp. 50-54.
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