Assignment 1 | BUS 250 Corporate & Social Responsibility | Ashford University

Case Study: Corporate Social Responsibility Reputation

[WLOs: 1, 2] [CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 5]

Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read Chapter 1 of your textbook and the article The 10 Companies With the Best CSR Reputations in 2017 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Additionally, read the Week 1 Weekly Lecture. For this assignment, you will be writing a two- to three-page paper.

Select one company from The 10 Companies With the Best CSR Reputations in 2017 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. with an active CSR presence or program to analyze. If you choose to deviate from this list, please contact your instructor for approval.

In your paper, The 10 companies are listed on Forbes website (LEGO, Microsoft, Google, Walt Disney Company, BMW Group, Intel, Robert Bosch, Cisco Systems, Rolls-Royce Aerospace and Colgate-Palmolive) 

  • Examine what problem(s) the company is addressing and how they address it.
  • Select at least three internal and external stakeholders.
    • Assess the effects of the company’s CSR initiatives on each stakeholder.
    • Evaluate whether the company is successfully communicating their mission to the stakeholders.
    • Recommend how the company can improve its CSR presence or program.

*Note: You are encouraged to integrate any feedback from your instructor and upload the assignment to Portfolium. For assistance using Portfolium, review the Portfolium Student Guide.

The Case Study: Corporate Social Responsibility Reputation paper

  • Must be two to three double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s APA Style (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted

For further assistance with the formatting and the title page, refer to APA Formatting for Word 2013 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..