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Description: Canadians want businesses to change direction, placing more emphasis on stakeholders and less on shareholders. A survey sponsored by the Canadian Centre for the Purpose of the Corporation (CCPC) shows Canadians want more focus on issues of income inequality, the environment, and discrimination. Canadians are interested in working for companies that pursue these important societal goals.

Date:  September 11, 2020

Source:  thestar.com

Link: https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/09/11/from-discrimination-to-climate-change-canadians-want-corporations-to-step-up-and-prioritize-social-good-over-profits.html

 

Discussion points:

1) Are you planning to look for employment with a socially-minded company when you graduate?

2) What do you think of this concept of balancing goals of profit and social factors?

3) The article discusses shareholders and stakeholders. Wiley’s Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision-Making, tells us about four financial statements in Chapter One. Which statement will tell us about how much shareholders have invested in a company?

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