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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.

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Our approach to managing sustainability risks and opportunities.

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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

Westpac Foundation announces 2018 social enterprise grant recipients

Westpac Foundation has announced its 2018 social enterprise grant recipients, recognising four organisations that together are forecast to create over 1,250 jobs and employment pathways for vulnerable Australians over the next three years.

Westpac is one of 28 banks part of the UN Environment Finance Initiative to launch draft Principles for Responsible Banking in Paris today

Today, Westpac joins 27 banks from around the world at the United Nations Environment Finance Initiative’s (UNEP FI) Global Roundtable in Paris to launch the draft Principles for Responsible Banking for global public consultation.

Enhanced climate change and human rights disclosures in Westpac Group 2018 Sustainability Performance Report

Westpac Group today released its 2018 Sustainability Performance Report as part of its broader annual reporting suite. The report provides insights into Westpac Group’s sustainability performance across a series of social, environmental and economic performance indicators over the 2018 financial year.


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.