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Our 2023 Sustainability Announcements

To deliver on our purpose of Creating better futures together, we are acting now to support the transition to a net-zero economy by 2050 for our planet, customers, employees and community.

Toohill: Westpac builds out roadmap to support net-zero transition.

Westpac has announced a range of new targets in support of the transition to a net-zero economy by 2050. Chief Sustainability Officer Siobhan Toohill explains how the targets will reinforce the bank’s broader 2030 Sustainability Strategy.

2023 Sustainability Reporting

Find out how we seek to create economic, social and environmental impact in our Annual Report and Climate Report.


$2.5m in multi-year funding to tackle child protection challenges

We are pleased to announce the next seven organisations to receive $2.5 million in funding over two years through our Safer Children, Safer Communities grants program.

Miller: New targets to push Westpac to net-zero

New targets revealed today by Westpac to reduce its financed emissions, including in upstream oil and gas, were “publicly putting down a stake” in getting to net-zero, the bank’s institutional chief Anthony Miller told Westpac Wire.

Bringing the bank to the bush

“It’s not until you’re there on the ground that you can really understand what people need.” That’s been the greatest learning for Westpac Remote Services banker, Amanda Newton, in her role visiting remote Indigenous communities across WA.

World Environment Day

There’s only one Earth, and it’s up to all of us to protect it.

SupplyAUS: A modern Indigenous business

Westpac customer SupplyAUS Holdings is a 100% Indigenous-owned procurement business supplying a range of products to organisations across the country. Together, co-founders Adam Williams and Shawn Andrews are seeking to change the narrative of what it means to be a “modern Indigenous business”.

Our sustainability performance – Half Year progress update

A performance update at the halfway point of our three-year sustainability strategy. 

2021 Safer Children, Safer Communities Progress Report

Progress Report details the efforts of our grant recipients, strategic partners, employees, and our stakeholders to keep children and young people safe in Australia and across the Asia Pacific Region in Year 2 of our work program. This year, we are proud to release our Child Safeguarding Position Statement, a first published statement for an Australian bank.