2016 Sustainability Report

Our principles

To continue creating value over the long term, Wesfarmers is committed to proactively managing its community and environmental impact. Click here to view our 10 principles.

People

People

Safety

We maintain a relentless focus on providing safe workplaces. Read More

Diversity

We strive to create an inclusive work environment, with particular attention to gender diversity and the inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Read More

People development

We provide opportunities for our people to enhance their job performance and develop their careers. Read More

Sourcing

Sourcing

Suppliers

We commit to strong and respectful relationships with our suppliers. Read More

Ethical sourcing

We strive to source products in a responsible manner while working with suppliers to improve their social and environmental practices. Read More

Community

Community

Community contributions

We make a positive contribution to the communities in which we operate. Read More

Product safety

We are committed to providing consumers with safe products. Read More

Environment

Environment

Climate change resilience

We strive to reduce the emissions intensity of our businesses and improve their resilience to climate change. Read More

Waste and water use

We strive to reduce our waste to landfill and water use where possible. Read More

Governance

Governance

Robust governance

We maintain robust corporate governance policies in all our businesses. Read More

Performance highlights

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    Safety

    We have reduced our Total Recordable Injury Frequency Rate by 15.2 per cent to 33.4

     

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    Diversity

    We have worked to promote diversity in our workplaces, with more than 3,300 employees identifying as Indigenous.

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    Ethical sourcing

    We have improved the transparency of our supply chain with more than 3,200 factories in our audit program.

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    Community contributions

    Directly and through support from our customers and team members, our community contributions exceeded $110 million.

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    Climate change resilience

    We reduced our greenhouse gas emissions by more than two per cent in the last year and decreased the emissions intensity of our business by 30 per cent since 2012.