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2020 Sustainability Performance Report

Find out how we're creating economic, social and environmental impact

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Building a sustainable future

Sustainability is about constantly challenging ourselves on ways to create the most meaningful economic, social and environmental impact in the areas that matter most to our customers, communities, employees and our business.

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Our sustainability strategy

Our commitment to building a sustainable future by taking action in the areas where we can have the greatest impact.

Our positions and perspectives

Our approach to managing sustainability risks and opportunities.

News and ratings

Bringing our sustainability strategy to life through news and stories.

Governance and accountability

A robust governance framework keeps us focussed and accountable for sustainable practices in our day to day activities.

Initiatives for you

Find the sustainability and community information and initiatives most relevant to you.

Our performance reports

We are committed to regular, transparent reporting to enable stakeholders to compare our relative performance over time.

Making news

Two key blocks to chip away for reconciliation

In the 30 years since “reconciliation” between Indigenous Australians and the wider community was formally introduced, I’ve come to realise that despite good progress there are two key sticking points holding us back. 

Inside Westpac’s latest green bond

Westpac has tapped into the strong demand for “green” investment products among European investors, pricing a €1 billion green Tier 2 bond.

Why those in financial stress need a buffer too

As many families still do it tough after the economic shock of COVID-19, we’re introducing a new “savings buffer” to help those in financial hardship better deal with unexpected future financial curveballs.