Essay Sony

1141 WordsApr 16, 20135 Pages
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Our companies are known for creating products that enrich people's lives. Through Sony Corporation of America and its operating companies, we’re equally dedicated to improving people's lives. Our commitment extends to helping local communities, fostering better educational systems, supporting the arts and culture, helping disadvantaged youth, protecting and improving the environment and encouraging employee volunteerism. Our strategic philanthropy and corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts are aligned to our key businesses and focus on three distinct areas: arts and culture, technology and the environment, with a particular emphasis on education in each of those areas. We are also quick to…show more content…
Innovative partnerships with non-profit organizations and educational institutions are also a core part of Sony’s environmental efforts. Nationally and internationally, Sony supports a wide range of environmental organizations, including the Wildlife Conservation Society, whose mission is to save wildlife and wild places around the globe; the World Wildlife Fund (also known as the Worldwide Fund for Nature), the world’s leading conservation organization; and Conservation International, a non-profit organization that works to ensure a healthy and productive planet for all. In the U.S., Sony Corporation of America (SCA), Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) and Sony Electronics (SEL) partner with the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) on the Sony-UCSB Media, Energy & Environment Alliance. This partnership involves support for the University’s Environmental Media Initiative, equipment for use by students of the Carsey-Wolf Center, membership in the University’s Institute for Energy Efficiency Industry Partners Program, and funding for a wide range of environmental media teaching and research projects. Through SEL’s nationwide Take Back Program, the Company will take back and recycle any Sony product and/or packaging at no cost to the

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