Question 4: (25 marks)
Report Writing on ‘Voluntary Disclosures in Australian Corporate Sector’ (Word length: maximum 1 200 words and at least 3 references).
Select two Australian companies from the list below in the same industry, which are listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) and having voluntary disclosures made on:
a) ‘corporate governance’ and b) ‘corporate social responsibility’ (i.e. CSR or sustainability reporting of environmental, social and economic reporting or triple bottom line).
Find the most recent year-end 2016-17 ‘annual report’ and ‘CSR report’ for each company applying ‘GRI guidelines’ (G4) (use company website or Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) web-site for the list of Australian companies providing sustainability report (https://www.globalreporting.org)).
Paladin Energy Limited (PDN) Woodside Petroleum Limited (WPL) AGL Energy Limited ANZ Bank National Australia Bank (NAB) Westpac bank