Consider purchasing gifts from a Westpac Foundation supported social enterprise or community organisation to give the extra gift of social impact this festive season, and help create jobs for people facing barriers to employment.
Emerging Indigenous-led businesses, like fast growing non-alcoholic craft beer company Sobah Beverages, are set to receive a boost through a unique new funding partnership between First Australians Capital and Westpac.
Since starting with Westpac four years ago Cristina Carter had dreamed of undertaking a Jawun secondment. Despite the many challenges of 2020 Cristina was able to achieve her dream and became the bank’s 950th Jawun secondee - and the first to do it virtually.
We are pleased to share the organisations that will receive a 2020 Impact Grant through our Safer Children, Safer Communities program. These organisations are helping to protect and create safer communities for children and their families in Australia, with a focus on helping prevent the sexual exploitation and abuse of children.
“It’s called renewable energy, (but) my take is it is renewable life,” says Denis Pana at the Bomen Solar Farm, which underpinned Westpac’s pledge to source all electricity from renewable sources by 2025 via a “power purchase agreement”.