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Accounting and Finance
Your group shall select latest annual report (2017 or 2018) of one of the following companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.
1. Wesfarmers
2. Telstra Corporation Limited
• All annual reports are available on the website of these companies.
• Choosing a company between these two companies.
Question 1.
Use Annual reports to compare the financial results of chosen company over the two years (that is 2017 to 2018). You should use any financial information provided in the two annual reports (including all ratios and narratives) to conclude on the improvements or not in financial position and profitability. You discussion should focus on reasons for this.
Word Limit Max 1450 words
Question 2.
Download sustainability report for selected company. Google search any news stories about sustainability initiatives of selected company.
Use the information in these reports and from other online sources to compare the sustainability initiatives of your selected company (include in your answer any new initiatives, or those which were stopped). What is your opinion of these initiatives?
Word Limit 400 words
BUACC5901, Group Assignment Marking Scheme
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Bases of assessment Marks Possible
Question 1
Compare and analyse the financial results of the selected company for 2017 to 2018. Use of key results (and their explanation) including ratios and narrations (35 marks).
Discussion on the improvements or not in financial position and profitability, and reasons (30 marks).
/ 65
Question 2.
Examination of how your company shows sustainability initiatives in their retail businesses (10 marks)
Discussion of new initiatives, or those stopped (10 marks).
How do you rate the sustainability of your company (10 marks)
/ 30
Overall Presentation – including cover page, line spacing, page numbering, referencing. / 5
Total / 100