WESFARMERS SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2017
climate change resilience

Environment

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Climate change resilience

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

Climate change resilience

In early 2017, Blackwoods installed a 200 kilo watt solar array at its Canning Vale, Western Australia distribution centre. This solar energy installation now accounts for 30 per cent of the site’s electricity consumption.

We acknowledge the scientific consensus on climate change and the effects it may have on our customers, our operations, the economy and the communities in which we operate. 

We are proactive about managing risks associated with climate change because responding will deliver significant economic, social and environmental benefits for us all.

Wesfarmers supports the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures which has developed voluntary, consistent climate-related financial disclosures for companies, and is committed to providing stakeholders with information in relation to how we are managing climate change risks.

GRI 302-1, GRI 302-3, GRI 305-1, GRI 305-2, GRI 305-3, GRI 305-4, GRI 305-5, GRI 307-1, GRI 102-11, GRI 103-1, GRI 103-2, GRI 103-3