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Westpac Group joins Net-Zero Banking Alliance; releases first sector targets

Westpac Group has joined the UN-convened Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA) and announced financed emissions targets for 2030, reinforcing its commitment to the global transition to a net-zero economy by 2050.

Westpac Group launches digital mortgage and transforms branches

Westpac Group has today announced the next steps in becoming a digital first bank and transforming the products and services offered for customers. 

Hassle-free home loan: Westpac set to launch fast approval digital mortgage

Westpac has today announced it will launch a simpler digital mortgage process where customers can gain unconditional approval in as little as 10 minutes.

Westpac makes it easier to manage your finances

Westpac has today announced it will soon introduce new tools in the Westpac app to give customers greater visibility and control over their personal budget and spending. 

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Miller: New targets to push Westpac to net-zero

New targets revealed today by Westpac to reduce its financed emissions, including in upstream oil and gas, were "publicly putting down a stake" in getting to net-zero, the bank's institutional chief Anthony Miller told Westpac Wire.

Fast mortgage headlines Westpac’s new digital features

A new digital mortgage which can provide applicants with unconditional approval in as little as 10 minutes headlines a suite of digital enhancements announced by Westpac at its market update.

Rising to the transition challenge

To mark Westpac joining the global UN-convened Net-Zero Banking Alliance, two of the bank's ESG thought leaders outline how it's leaning into the transition of hard-to-abate industries – and why.

Net-Zero 2030 targets

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