There has been much debate about the role of corporations and how they function in today’s global society. Arguments abound as to whether or not these entities pay their fair share of taxes to the governments of the countries in which they operate and whether or not they have a social responsibility to act according to basic principles of human rights. Although corporations are said to provide jobs and direct investment in the economy, some argue that corporations should expand their missions to solve local and global problems. After considering the costs, benefits, and realities of corporate social responsibility (CSR), students should be able to make claims supported by evidence as to whether corporations should develop a conscience beyond their bottom line. This inquiry embeds the Taking Informed Action sequence throughout.