How has this firm’s commitment to corporate social responsibility and sustainability impacted its financial performance and image?

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Background

Select a publicly listed company from the common top-level (NAIC) industry classification.

NAIC Code Description
11 Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, and Hunting
21 Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
22 Utilities
23 Construction
31-33 Manufacturing
42 Wholesale Trade
44-45 Retail Trade
48-49 Transportation and Warehousing
51 Information
52 Finance and Insurance
53 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
54 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
55 Management of Companies and Enterprises
56 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
61 Educational Services
62 Health Care and Social Assistance
71 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
72 Accommodation and Food Services
81 Other Services (except Public Administration)
92 Public Administration

 

Choose a company that has publicly traded stock.

 

Much of the information you will need for this project can be obtained from the following sources:

Regulatory filings of the company: 10-Q and 10-K reports, Edgar Online

Company research: Yahoo! Finance, Wall Street Journal Online, Reuter’s Financial, Hoovers.com

 

 

 

Questions to Answer

 

  1. How would you rate this firm’s commitment to corporate social responsibility and sustainability? Provide as much detailed evidence as possible.
  1. How has this firm’s commitment to corporate social responsibility and sustainability impacted its financial performance and image?