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PwC & IE Centre for Corporate Responsibility
The PwC & IE Centre for Corporate Responsibility is a joint initiative of IE and PriceWaterhouseCoopers that focuses on research, training and the dissemination of CR material in three basic areas: good governance and transparency; environment and sustainability; society and diversity.

The centre’s objectives are:
- To foster reflexion on corporate responsibility among the different key players and economic and social agents. 
- To provide a platform for analysis of the impact of CR policies on corporate activities, and how they translate into the creation of value for companies and society.
- To carry out conceptual structuralisation to help the corporate and institutional world to understand and manage the impact of CR and develop sustainability policies.
- To develop innovative and relevant teaching material in the form of case studies, technical notes, articles or studies on the different issues that are considered appropriate.
- Promote the training of directors capable of understanding the implications of CR on strategy and corporate development, to provide competitive advantage for their organisation.
-Promote joint initiatives with institutions and international firms, with a focus on Latin America.
- Facilitate the exchange of experiences and adoption of best practices.
-To disseminate research results through scientific and business journals and media.

The centre focuses on three main lines of activity:

Research
- Development of conceptual frameworks that promote understanding of CR and related issues
- Preparation of research documents, case studies and sector-specific studies
- Collaborations with similar research centres
- Responses to specific needs and consultations on issues in the field of corporate responsibility

Training
The results of research carried out both by the Centre and by other institutions will form a base for training activities that include:
- A series of seminars specialising in the different aspects and of corporate responsibility
- International workshops and conferences
- Annual conference on corporate responsibility
- Training sessions integrated into other specific programs of both IE and PWC
- Preparation of e-learning content related to corporate responsibility

Dissemination
The centre considers it essential to make a concentrated effort to communicate results to the business community and society in general, which enables the dissemination of the results of reflexion and research projects.

The centre undertakes the following:
- Annual award for research in corporate responsibility
- Articles on opinions in the economic press, dossiers and other publications
- Promotion of and participation in specialised opinion panels • Dissemination of “best practices” in relevant areas of corporate responsibility
- Presentations and active participation in national and international forums
 
 
Prof. Joaquín Garralda
Director
joaquin.garralda@ie.edu
INSTITUTO DE EMPRESA.
María de Molina, 13
28006 Madrid.
Teléfono: +34 91 568 96 00
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