The study examined the characteristics of CSR programs and initiatives of companies in the Silicon Valley region.
In fact, almost half the companies in the Silicon Valley CSR study allocated more than 75 percent of their annual charitable donations to local causes.
The tsunami struck at the end of the calendar year, a time when several CSR departments had already exhausted their annual charitable giving budgets.
In the automotive segment, CSR won 75% of all products qualified in this market in 2006, with notable design wins including TomTom in Europe and Garmin in the US.
On the basis of the company's leading design win share, a strong product range in all segments, a growing cellular market and in particular a growing market beyond the mobile phone, CSR believes that the company is on track to meet its expectations for 2007.
CSR is the leading global provider of personal wireless technology and its product portfolio covers Bluetooth, GPS, FM receivers and WiFi (IEEE802.
Community concerns for CSR may include charitable giving, local employment, the environmental impact of the corporation's business activities, political activity and government regulatory compliance that affects the well-being of the community.
In CSR Europe's 2000 study of consumer attitudes toward CSR in 12 countries, 70 percent of the consumers surveyed said that a company's commitment to social responsibility is important to them when they make a decision about buying a product or service.
The two acquisitions mean that CSR
has removed the barriers for mobile handset makers and operators to provide location based services for the mass market.
is ranked number one in every Bluetooth market segment, boasting a lifetime to date overall design win share of around 60%.
The CSR BlueCore5-Multimedia chip sets a number of new industry benchmarks.
Richard Ord, SVP of the Wireless Audio Strategic Business Unit at CSR, commented, "BlueCore5-Multimedia has been specifically developed for mono and stereo Bluetooth headset applications and delivers the crystal clear voice and music quality consumers expect from high-end applications, while being cost competitive with lower quality products.