Corporate Social Responsibility Of BMW

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Why did I choose them?

BMW is one of the most reliable and respect car brands in the world. They are incredibly popular and have their product throughout most countries of the world. I personally love the cars and the brand.
I really support what the brand stands for and their corporate social responsibilities. Over the past few years BMW have set up various initiatives to give back the people of the community and to better the lives of those less fortunate. I support what they do for those that need their help and I think they are one of the best companies with regard to corporate social responsibility. The South African branches are great representatives of the worldwide company and they provide brilliant service.
I often see them sponsoring
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In South Africa they believe that they have become more than a vehicle manufacturer. The company has become very involved with the country over the last few years. They have been championing sustainable economic growth, providing better-quality education, disease prevention and community development.

Every year they invest millions into empowering those that are in need. They do this by creating upliftment and partnership programs. Through each branch around the country they dedicate a lot of their time to build a brighter future for South Africa.
BMW focuses on encouraging long term growth and they provide the necessary equipment for this to happen. They do this so the the effect they create will last a long time and will benefit generations to come.

BMW have set up a few initiatives to support the public in many different aspects of the community. They are as follows:


• BMW MST Excellence Project
• BMW C.A.T. schools programme
• Sci-Bono Discovery Centre and DST partnership

Disease Prevention

Hiv/Aids Innitiative

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Poverty has been a worldwide problem since bartering first began. Some people would have than others. They are considered wealthier and this causes conflicts and class divides. After bartering, the idea of money was implemented. Poverty continued to thrive through this new system and it continues to be a problem today, so much that countries are classed based on their wealth.

In South Africa we are classed as a third world country, meaning that we are still trying to develop economically to keep up with the wealthier countries. South Africa is described as a third world country with first world expectations. Hopefully we will be able to fulfill these expectations in the near future.

Poverty rates have decreased over the years yet they are still very high. At the present moment about 45% of South Africa’s population are living in moderate poverty and 20.2% are living in extreme poverty.

Although poverty levels are declining there is still a large problem with inequality. According to the Gini co-efficient (The extent to which the distribution of income or consumption expenditure among households or individual people within an economy deviates from a perfectly equal distribution) we as a country have very high levels of in equality. We were given a rating of 0.65 (on a scale from 0-1). Even after the recession South Africa was able to get back on it feet and poverty levels continued to decline, which is pretty
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