WESFARMERS SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2018

Officeworks

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Officeworks team member Tammy Churchill

Officeworks is Australia’s leading retailer and supplier of office products and solutions. Officeworks seeks to be a one-stop shop for micro-, small- and medium-sized businesses, students and households.

Officeworks has an extensive national footprint of 165 stores, an online platform, a national call centre and a team of business specialists. Officeworks has approximately 7,000 team members, and revenue this year was $2,142 million.

Officeworks focused on the following material issues during the year:

  • Restoring Australia by planting two trees for every one used, based on the weight of paper-based products purchased by Officeworks’ customers. 
  • Investing in resources to reduce energy consumption.
  • Increasing the volume of operational waste recycled in stores.
  • Assisting customers to recycle more electronic waste.
  • Ensuring all suppliers are compliant with the Officeworks' Ethical Sourcing Policy.
  • Building even stronger local community partnerships.
  • Growing the number of women in leadership roles.
  • Keeping team members safe.