scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,359
Corporate social responsibility was not an idea I was familiar with until I began taking this course I have never considered the impact of an investment on the life of others and myself However that doesnt mean I lack a set of values that guide my actions and my thinking I base my values off the things that are most significant to me my family my friends and the physical world around me In considering what companies to invest in I made sure to keep these things in mind That being said I chose to invest in one company International Business Machines IBM and one mutual fund the Domini Social Equity Fund I chose these companies because of what they stand for and the actions they take that are geared toward social benefit and responsibility I chose to purchase 3500 shares of IBM at 17329 each 606515 total and invested the remainder 393485 in Dominis fund 14792 shares at 2660 eachBefore I explain how these companies exhibit my own values I will explain why I chose them IBM is a leader in its industry and is committed to providing leadership in areas of urgent societal need All of their efforts are focused on creating a smarter planet a more efficient empowered innovative and insightful place1 The companys core values are threefold dedication to clients success innovation that matters and trust and personal responsibility in all relationships One of the main things that attracted me to IBM is the idea they have that leading by values is common sense It is refreshing to see a technology giant dedicated to innovating in fields that actually matter for the betterment of the global community rather then strictly for profit2 Domini is another company that is focused on improvement in society They seek to contribute positively to the creation of a prosperous fair healthy and sustainable society3 They were the first company to create a benchmark to attempt
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA