Corporate Social Responsibility Essay

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MELISA CHIKUKWA
GRADE 12
BUSINESS STUDIES

IN DEPTHS CASE STUDY ANALYSIS: CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
IN
SOUTH Africa

Contents
INTRODUCTION 3-4
CSR RELATED PROBLEMS 5-8
POVERTY 9-12
PICK N PAY 13-16
PICK N PAY: CSR 17-21
WHAT PICK N PAY CSR 22
CONCENTRATES ON
DISCUSSION OF ONE SPECIFIC 23
ONE PROJECT
SUSTAINABILITY OF THE PROJECT 24
CONCLUSION 25
REFERENCE LIST 25
GLOSSARY 26-27
DECLARATIONS

INTRODUCTION
Corporate Social Responsibility is the management’s obligation to protect and promote the welfare of its stakeholders, financially or otherwise. This can be done by creating jobs, providing basic resources to the stakeholders, providing access to education, using naturally resources sustainably etc. Corporate Social Investment (CSI) is the actual resources that are invested in these stakeholders in form of money, skills and tangible resources such as land, machinery etc. (Yvette Russell et al 2013)
There is a high demand for CSR projects in africa' class='brand-secondary'>South Africa dues to too many social issues that the country is currently facing. Many companies, local and international, in South Africa are involved in CSR. There are many arguments regarding CSR. Some of these arguments are as follow:

For CSR:
Getting involved in CSR makes the business less likely to be enforced by legislation by the Government
Many consumers prefer buying services or goods...

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Dualistic economy- the country’s economy when the country’s population is still living under third world circumstances (Yvette Russell et al 2013)
Return on investment (ROI)- how much shareholders of a business get at the end of the business’s financial year
JSE- Johannesburg Stock Exchange Ltd
Convenience goods- goods that are consumed daily e.g. bread, milk etc.(Yvette Russell et al 2013)
Shopping or select goods- goods that are consumed after comparing prices e.g. furniture (Yvette Russell et al 2013)
Specialty goods- goods that are usually imported and very expensive e.g. cars (Yvette Russell et al 2013)

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