How Stockholders Can Promote Their Economic and Social Objectives


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_____ is when shareholders utilize their rights as partial owners of a publicly-traded corporation to force social change.

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1. Mary purchased stock in the Big Green Corporation because it has a record of being environmentally friendly. What kind of investment did Mary make?

2. The shareholders of an apparel company would like to pressure management to stop using overseas sweatshops to make clothing. They plan to hold a press conference to alert the media about this issues if management won't comply. What method of shareholder activism are they using?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will cover definitions related to economic and social objectives. The quiz will present you with particular situations involving stockholders and you will need to identify the term related to the question.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following:

  • Publicly-traded corporation
  • When shareholders seek out a social cause
  • Company officers or directors

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related economic and social objectives lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about stockholders in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding corporations

Additional Learning

Complete the quiz and head over to the corresponding lesson How Stockholders Can Promote Their Economic and Social Objectives. The lesson will help you with the following objectives:

  • Detailing the role of stockholders
  • Understanding the shareholder
  • Exploring shareholder activism
  • Detailing social responsibility investment
  • Providing examples of social responsibility