Monday, August 19, 2019

BHP Billiton Learning Activities 2005 - Sustainability

QUESTIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • Review the AFR article and the BHP Billiton Case Study entitled Natural resources and the economy: planning for successful growth
  • Look up www.bhpbilliton.com.auwww.bhpbilliton.com.au

Answer the following questions:

1. Why is BHP Billiton taking a particular interest in uranium as an energy source?
(Sections 1, 2 and 3 of the BHP Billiton Case Study are essential background to this question).


 

EXTENSION ACTIVITIES

Teachers may wish to develop the debate on uranium as an energy source, as this will be prominent in Australia for some time.  This lends itself to group activity, as there are opposing sides to the argument and an opportunity to divide the class into factions.

The material also provides an opportunity to expand on corporate governance issues - the role and membership of a Board of Management - the issues before Boards etc and the 
BHP Billiton web site is helpful on this aspect through the Annual Report. 

If other materials are more easily accessed, another business could be used to illustrate these points from www.afrbiz.com.au where there is a range of companies identified with useful web sites containing Annual Reports and other corporate governance statements.

 

{/reg}

 

Leave a comment

Make sure you enter the (*) required information where indicated.
Basic HTML code is allowed.

Learning Areas

Learning Area(s):

Commission a case study for your business

If your company or organisation would like to be part of Australia & New Zealand's best case study resource, apply for a case study online or phone us on 
02 4991 5577 in Australia and 0800 990 999 in New Zealand.

What's New?

 

New Edition 7 case studies available now!

Buy a printed copy of Edition 7 case studies.

Subscribe now to get access to over 80 additional case studies and support material.

Teaching Resources

Learning Resources

Useful Resources
Need to contact a teaching association?
Or get ideas for class?
Check out our useful links.

Teaching Hints & Strategies
Share your lesson plans with other
professionals or search for ideas here.
 

Log in / log out