Our Sustainability Review sets out our performance across a range of indicators covering the environmental, social and governance aspects of our business. It is prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards Principles for Defining Report Content and Quality and is independently assured.
KPMG has provided independent limited assurance in respect of our 2018 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 89-90 of the 2018 Sustainability Review.
KPMG has confirmed to ANZ its independence in conducting assurance over ANZ's Corporate Sustainability Review within the KPMG assurance statement.
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.
Environmental performance reports
Since 2016, our environmental performance report has been incorporated into our Sustainability Reviews. Our 2018 environmental performance is outlined on pages 43-45 and 75-76 of our 2018 Sustainability Review (PDF 7.48MB).
In 2018 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: