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We have a long history of sustainability leadership

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.

A sustainable future

2018 Sustainability Performance Report now available

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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

Advancing human rights

A key focus of 2018 was determining our salient human rights issues. Through engagement with SHIFT, a not for profit organisation, we arrived at our four salient human rights issues.

2020 Sustainability Strategy – Half Year 2019 Progress Update

We are at the mid-way point of our 2018-2020 Sustainability Strategy and the close of the first half of our 2019 financial year. In the last six months we have made progress in a number of areas where we believe we can have the greatest impact and create sustainable long-term value for our customers, communities and the nation.

Supporting the transition to a low carbon economy

Westpac has extended the breadth and depth of scenario analysis first undertaken in 2016  to build on our understanding of short, medium and long-term impacts of different climate change scenarios on our customers, communities and business.

Westpac has a long history of sustainability leadership,
recognised as a global banking leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for 17 years in a row – including membership of the highly regarded DJSI World Index.