ACCT20071 – Foundations in Accounting
Assignment 2: Written submission and Presentation - Term 1, 2020
Part 1: The Written submission (10 marks)‘A KPMG survey of the ASX 200 has found that over 70% of Australia's largest listed organizations are now focusing their reporting on long term value through using at least some of the principles of integrated reporting.’
Using relevant literature review, do you believe that the increased integrated reporting uptake by Australian ASX companies would equitably meet the information needs of various stakeholders? Critically evaluate the integrated report 2019 for AGL with the published CSR/sustainability report/s for 2018 in support of your answer as an illustrative example (Max. 2000 words including introduction, conclusion and references).
Note: Pdf of the KPMG survey is downloadable from above link.
1. The cover page is a separate document. You Must NOT submit assignment and cover page as a combined word file.
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3. Only one student in the group needs to submit the cover page and the actual assignment. Individual members of the group do not need to submit anything at all.
4. Name your cover page such as Studentname¬_coverpageonly.docx e.g. for John Smith file name would be John Smith.coverpageonly.docx
5. Students must adhere to the word limit prescribed. Moodle will not accept We will check only first 2000 words in the assessment. If you need to use snapshots at all, do not go beyond 3 snapshots. We will not mark words in excess of 2000 or more than 3 snapshots in any case.
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