Corporate social responsibilty a case study of pw c
A Case Study of PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC)
Charles John C. Echavia
CSR! Is that really for
What is Corporate Social Responsibility ?
Corporate social responsibility (CSR, also called corporate
conscience, corporate citizenship, social performance,
or sustainable responsible business/ Responsible Business)is a
form of corporate self-regulation
Corporate initiative to assess and take responsibility for the
company's effects on the environment and impact on social
welfare. The term generally applies to company efforts that go
beyond what may be required by regulators or environmental
Corporate social responsibility may also be referred to as
"corporate citizenship" and can involve incurring short-term
costs that do not provide an immediate financial benefit to the
company, but instead promote positive social and environmental
The responsibility of business towards the society
Corporate Social Responsibility
Myth Surrounding CSR
CSR is not for small businesses
It is too complicated and technical
It is too expensive
It is a market gimmick
Senate Bill No. 1239 – An Act
Institutionalizing Corporate Social
Responsibility, Providing Incentives
Therefore, and for Other Purpose
(Corporate Social Responsibility Act)
Why CSR ?
influence in the
Maintaining a happy
Long Term Goal
on energy and
One of the largest auditing and consulting firm in the world and
is operating in 150 countries, It is a multinational professional
services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the
world's largest professional services firm and the largest of the "Big
Four" accountancy firms measured by 2012 revenues.
Why do companies engage in CSR?
How do Companies apply CSR, and
What is the correlation between the use of the CSR
and financial performance?
The thesis follows exploratory and descriptive research
purpose since it aims to gain a deeper understanding
of CSR and it aims to find the answers to questions on
how companies engage in CSR. It has also an
explanatory approach as it investigates the cause and
effect when it answers the question on the correlation
between CSR engagement and financial performance.
Furthermore, the thesis is based on qualitative
research approach as it focuses on words rather that
PwC Engagement in CSR
Expressing support in human rights and to avoid
participating in activities that violates human rights.
Acting in a socially responsible manner, within the
law, customs, and tradition of the country where they
Encourage supports in charitable, educational and
Supports international efforts to prevent corruption
and financial crime.
Subsequently, it was hard to explain how companies in
general apply CSR, as they do it in so many ways.
However, in this study, it was noted that PwC
participates in CSR within the areas of Environmental
Protection, Charity Works and Sponsorship.
Lastly, the researchers was not able to investigate the
correlation between the CSR and Financial
Performance since CSR has been implemented in the
company most recently. Nonetheless, the researchers
believe that the company’s CSR engagement will bring
positive result into its financial performance in the
1 . Subject of the Study
2 . Timing
3 . Duration of CSR engagement
CSR as pressure and cash outlay
CSR as Part of Filipino Culture
Senate Bill No. 1239