• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2018, Volume: 11, Issue: 29, Pages: 1-7

Original Article

Social Responsibility in Mining Companies of the Salt in La Guajira-Colombia


Objectives: The purpose of this article is to analyse the social responsibility in mining organizations of salt in the Colombian department of La Guajira. Materials and Methods: The research was descriptive, non-experimental design, ­transactional, and in the field. The study population was made up by the Community in the area of influence of ­exploitation and processing of the salt in the department of La Guajira, as are the towns of Manaure, Maicao and Uribia. Findings: According to the results obtained in the investigation, for companies that exploit and processed salt in the Colombian department of La Guajira; the dimensions of corporate social responsibility present determined that these are presented in a fairly effective, in both trends mean the scale used, which are not set properly, to reflect weaknesses relating to the social and environmental dimensions. Taking into account a better implementation of this social responsibility, according to the inhabitants of the municipalities that make up the area of influence, it could correct it and redefine for the mining sector of the salt; to analyze the social responsibility in mining organizations, it was determined that this is done in a fairly effective, resulting acceptable dimensions and programs identified, the elements described and social balance sheet items characterized in the study by mining companies. Application/Improvements: The results obtained in the investigation indicate that Corporate Social Responsibility Programs show a moderately positive reception, it requires a continuous work for the sake of the improvement of the processes in the production companies and mining.

Keywords: Ethical Principles, Mining Companies, Quality Of Service, Social Responsibility, Social And Environmental Dimensions


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