ANZ’s Corporate Sustainability Review sets out our performance across a range of indicators covering the environmental, social and governance aspects of our business.

Our Sustainability Review is prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards Principles for Defining Report Content and Quality and is independently assured.

2017 Assurance

KPMG has provided independent limited assurance in respect of our 2017 Corporate Sustainability Review. KPMG has also considered whether the appropriate indicators have been reported in accordance with the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards Comprehensive level of disclosures.

Details of KPMG’s assurance, including the approach taken and conclusions, is provided within KPMG’s assurance statement on page 91-92 of the 2017 Corporate Sustainability Review. 

KPMG has confirmed to ANZ its independence in conducting assurance over ANZ's Corporate Sustainability Review within the KPMG assurance statement.

KPMG was also engaged to conduct independent assurance over ANZ’s global GHG emissions and carbon offset data. Assurance was provided in accordance with International Standard on Assurance Engagements ISAE 3000 Assurance Engagements other than Audits or Reviews of Historical Financial Information, ISAE 3410 Assurance Engagements on Greenhouse Gas Statements and National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Audit) Determination 2009.

Details of KPMG’s assurance, including the approach taken and conclusions, is provided within KPMG’s assurance statement: 2017 Annual Global GHG Emissions and Carbon Offset Data Assurance Statement (PDF 107kB).

Previous Corporate Sustainability Reviews

Sustainability interim reports

Each year we set public sustainability targets and a corresponding group-wide program of work to support the delivery of our business strategy. Our interim reports provide an update on our half year progress against targets.

Previous interim reports

Sustainability e-bulletin

More than 5,000 of our stakeholders, including government, regulators, customers, community groups, suppliers, investors and ANZ employees, receive monthly updates providing information about how we are progressing against our Sustainability targets and commitments, as well as information about other initiatives and issues.

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