What are the similarities and differences between both companies regarding their corporate social responsibility efforts?

Review the following cases:

After you have reviewed the cases above, write an essay that addresses the following:

  • Define social responsibility.
  • What are the similarities and differences between both companies regarding their corporate social responsibility efforts?
  • What positive strides are both companies trying to make with their corporate social responsibility efforts?
  • Do you feel that the companies are doing enough with their corporate social responsibility efforts?
    • If you answer “yes,” then what should they continue to do, and why?
    • If you answer “no,” then what should they do differently, and why?
  • Apply the corporate social responsibility concept when you respond.

A minimum of 1 reference should be used to reinforce your thoughts. Be sure to include it both as an in-text citation and on your reference page.

Also, use 12-point font and 1” margins.

Please submit your assignment.

References

Corporate social responsibility – Companies in the news. (2014). Retrieved from the mallenbaker.net Web site: http://www.mallenbaker.net/csr/CSRfiles/nike.html

Holmes, R. (2009, March 2). ‘Wal-Mart wants to be more like us.’ Retrieved from The Guardian Web site: http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2009/feb/24/patagonia-ethical-outdoor-clothing-interview