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We’re Australia’s most sustainable bank

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.

We've been ranked as Australia's most sustainable bank, and ninth globally, in the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices.

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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Governance and accountability

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

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Our performance reports

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


Making news

Westpac is proud signatory to the Principles for Responsible Banking launched today

Westpac has officially become a signatory to the Principles for Responsible Banking, which were launched today at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Westpac named Australia’s most sustainable bank in 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Westpac Group has regained its position as the nation’s most sustainable bank, ranked by the global 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) published today.

Social enterprise: untapped potential in creating jobs

A new report released by the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) Swinburne in partnership with Westpac Foundation looks at how and why social enterprise is proving more effective than mainstream employment solutions in delivering greater employment outcomes for people with complex needs.


Westpac has a long history of sustainability leadership, recognised as a global banking leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for 18 years in a row – including as Australia’s most sustainable bank and ninth globally in 2019.