Westpac Bicentennial Foundation has welcomed more than 300 Westpac Scholars who are tomorrow’s leaders, thinkers, innovators and pioneers. We’re proud to share with you our first Impact Report that outlines the progress we’re making.
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.
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.
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.
This week, Westpac Foundation awarded $2 million in Community Grants to 200 not-for-profit organisations making a difference in their local communities. Through the projects funded, it is estimated that the grants will touch the lives of approximately 30,000 Australians around the country.
Westpac Bicentennial Foundation today announced new partnerships with Western Sydney University and Murdoch University to support the Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship, alongside three existing partners – University of Wollongong, RMIT and Queensland University of Technology.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Westpac Group’s Matching Gifts program, which matches employee donations to eligible Australian charities dollar for dollar. During that time, Westpac and our employees have collectively donated $60 million to more than 2,000 charities across Australia with over 50% of employees participating in program each year.