Corporate Social Responsibility

This essay requires you to consider the role of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in an
organizations strategy. CSR requires companies to ensure they are always working towards four pillars of
societal accountability: economic, legal, ethical, and philanthropic.
Using the material from Chapter 4 of the text, (file attached), as well as your own independent research, you will draft an
informative essay that makes the connection between a theoretical understanding of CSR and how it is
reflected in the strategies of a real organization.
Using your research skills, locate the CSR policy of one well-known public company.
Referring to your selected company’s CSR initiatives, identify which pillars of responsibility they seem
most focused on: economic, legal, ethical, or philanthropic. Give at least 2 specific examples.
Research the mission statement of your chosen company. Describe how the company’s mission
statement aligns with their CSR policy. Give at least 2 specific examples.
Utilize at least 2 external sources as part of your research. Sources might include the textbook, the
company’s website, etc.
Please include a title page, introduction, main body, conclusion, and reference list.