Our suppliers are important partners in our sustainability performance.
Supplier inclusion and diversity strategy
We actively seek to buy products and services from businesses that are driven by a social or environmental purpose, or that support people who have traditionally been financially excluded, including:
We are interested in developing relationships with:
- Businesses majority owned and controlled by Indigenous Australians
- Businesses majority owned and controlled by women
- Australian Disability Enterprises
- Social enterprises
- B Corporations
Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Westpac was a pioneer in sustainable supply chain management, the first Australian bank to establish a sustainable supply chain management policy in 2002. We screen our top suppliers for their sustainability performance annually and work closely with them to identify, mitigate and manage risks.