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Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting

Our ESG Supplement discloses our ESG performance and management of material issues aligned with our commitment to fair and responsible banking and our priority areas of financial wellbeing, environmental sustainability and housing. It is prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards Principles for Defining Report Content and Quality and is independently assured.

2020 ESG Supplement (PDF 18.6 MB)

2020 ESG Supplement – Accessible (PDF 12.4MB)

2020 Assurance

KPMG has provided independent limited assurance in respect of our 2020 ESG Reporting including all material text and data claims in our 2020 ESG Supplement, 2020 Climate-related Financial Disclosures and ESG information in our 2020 Annual Report and 2020 Annual 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 102-103 of the 2020 ESG Supplement.

KPMG has confirmed to ANZ its independence in conducting assurance over ANZ's ESG Reporting within the KPMG assurance statement.

Half year reports

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

2021 Half Year ESG Targets Update (PDF 297kB)

Climate risk disclosures

We aim to provide investors and other stakeholders with clear information enabling them to assess the adequacy of our approach to climate change and our ability to manage the associated risks and opportunities.

We report using the recommendations of the Financial Stability Board Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

2020 climate-related financial disclosures (PDF 3.7MB)

Environmental performance reports

Since 2016, our environmental performance report has been incorporated into our ESG reporting. Our 2020 environmental performance is outlined on pages 46-48 and 87-88 of our 2020 ESG Supplement

In 2020 KPMG was 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.

2020 Annual GHG Emissions and Carbon Offset Data Assurance Statement (PDF 257 kB)