THIS IS A SAMPLE
WK 7 Library introduction to CSR paper
WK 11 The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) DRAFT Report and Presentation will be due by the beginning of week 11 for APA editorial review.
WK 14 Revised DRAFT (95%) of Report, Presentation and ES are due to instructor beginning of week 14.
WK 15 Final version of Report, Presentation, and ES are DUE April 15, 2024, 8:30 AM Eastern, per Rubrics provided separately.
Use these articles to help write the introduction to your paper.
Group Research Project: This is a group project on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for a company of your group’s choice and is to be completed toward the end of the semester. This group assignment meets one of the accreditation requirements for Campbell University. Therefore, this must be done as a group and not as an individual assignment.
You will be assigned to groups of 3-5 by your instructor. Each Group will write one paper (Final Report) and prepare one PowerPoint presentation (Presentation), accompanied by a 1-page Executive Summary (ES – handout). The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) DRAFT Report and Presentation will be due by the beginning of week 11 for APA editorial review. Revised DRAFT (95%) of Report, Presentation and ES are due to instructor beginning of week 14. Final version of Report, Presentation, and ES are DUE April 15, 2024, 8:30 AM Eastern, per Rubrics provided separately.
The paper must include at least 7-10 pages of text, plus a title page, an executive summary, and a reference page. You may include tables, figures, and appendices as well. Format your paper in APA style; the CSR template is already created for you. Ensure to document your sources in APA style using the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.) or the "APA Style" tab located on this LibGuide. The Publication Manual is available at most academic and public libraries, and book sellers.
Select your company from the Publicly Traded Brands list provided by instructor. Research your company and use the analysis from your paper to prepare a 10-minute group PowerPoint presentation about your company’s efforts to be a socially responsible corporation. All group members must present a portion, and support feedback on effectiveness, per the Rubric provided by instructor.
The research paper/presentation is 20% of the student’s final grade. Students will have the opportunity to submit their paper for APA feedback prior to the due date (week 11). APA feedback and guidance should be incorporated before the 95% DRAFT deadline (week 14). All revised must to made (100%) by DUE Date of April 15, 8:30 AM Eastern, when all three elements must be emailed to instructor by deadline to receive full credit consideration.
Download and use the following APA Template to format your Group research paper
The template below is mapped to each level of the CSR Pyramid of Corporate Social Responsibility that should be cited in your paper. Research your company and use the analysis in your paper to prepare a 10-minute group PowerPoint presentation about your company’s efforts to be a Socially Responsible Corporate Citizen.
Select your company from the Publicly Traded Brands list based on selection process used by instructor during class sessions. This will be a group decision-making process. Research of the company will following a group research and reporting process, using guidance from instructor.
NC HQ Company Name Ticker
Advance Auto Parts Inc AAP
Albemarle Corp. ALB
Cato Corp. CATO
Culp Inc CULP
Curtiss-Wright Corp. CW
Duke Energy Corp DUK
Glatfelter Corp GLT
HanesBrands Inc HBI
Hayward Holdings Inc HAYW
Ingersoll Rand Inc IR
IQVIA Holdings Inc IQV
Kontoor Brands Inc KTB
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings LH
Live Oak Bancshares Inc LOB
Lowe's Companies Inc LOW
Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. MLM
Nucor Corp. NUE
Paymentus Holdings Inc PAY
Sealed Air Corp SEE
Sonic Automotive, Inc. SAH
SPX Technologies Inc SPXC
Truist Financial Corp TFC
Unifi, Inc. UFI
Vontier Corp VNT
Wolfspeed Inc WOLF
Below are four good places to start your research. Be sure to also look through the tabs on this Guide, the company website, and other locations for additional materials.