Essay on Sony

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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
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the opportunity to serve and protect national parks, forests and urban communities; I Love a Clean San Diego, which provides environmental education events and programs for local residents; and much more.
SPE is dedicated to integrating innovative, environmentally sound practices into its production processes and in the creation and distribution of its products around the world. It partners with a broad set of stakeholders, including a particular emphasis on engaging employees, to find solutions to lower its overall impact. For example, SPE’s global employee base actively participates in the Company’s efforts through educational opportunities, incentives and employee-driven philanthropic grant and community programs. Among the many community organizations the Company supports in this space are the Los Angeles Conservation Corps, Heal the Bay and the Environmental Media Association, a non-profit organization that mobilizes the entertainment industry in educating people about environmental issues. SPE is also the largest contributor of materiel to Habitat for Humanity in the Los Angeles area, reusing and recycling countless sets from its productions to benefit the local community. Check out for more information on SPE’s sustainability goals and progress.
For more information about Sony Corporation's global environmental initiatives, visit the environmental section of Sony’s CSR Web site.