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Description: Greenpeace is still out there cleaning up beaches as part of its annual survey of Canadian litter leaders. Once again, Tim Hortons and Nestle are leading – if one can call it that – the race as the top plastic polluter. Perhaps not surprisingly, Starbucks, McDonalds, and Coca-Cola are in the top five as well.

Date:  October 9, 2019

Source:  cbc.ca

Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/greenpeace-plastic-brand-audit-1.5314739

Discussion points: 

 1) After reading the story in the link, what struck you as the most surprising thing?

2) How do you think accounting could contribute to solving the plastic problems?

3) How many of the top five companies in this story can you find in the index of Wiley’s Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision-Making ?

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