Western Australia

WA's ESG Commitment

Supporting continuous improvement in environmental, social and governance (ESG) outcomes.

WA Government’s Sustainability Initiatives

The WA Government is committed to achieving the Paris Agreement objective of net zero emissions by 2050 and recognises the importance of contributing to Australia’s pursuit of the objectives of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

ESG Information Pack – May 2022 Update

To complement the ESG Information Pack that was launched by the Premier in November 2021, an update has been prepared on key ESG initiatives progressed by the WA Government since its release, including through the 2022-23 State Budget.

Image - Nine Mile Beach. Image courtesy of Tourism Western Australia.

ESG Information Pack – November 2021

WATC, in partnership with the Departments of the Premier and Cabinet, Water and Environmental Regulation, and Treasury, have coordinated a government working group to prepare an information pack for investors in Western Australian Government bonds. The Information Pack articulates the State Government’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials. Feedback and queries on the ESG Information Pack are encouraged through esg@watc.wa.gov.au.

Image: Black swans on the Swan River. By Tom Proudfoot.


Other ESG Releases

  • 14 June 2022

    Media Statement: State Government Emissions Interim Target

    WA has committed to a whole-of-government 2030 greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of 80% below 2020 levels.

  • 19 November 2021

    ESG Presentation to Investors

    WATC CEO Kaylene Gulich webinar to investors in November 2021 on the ESG Information Pack.

  • 16 November 2021

    Media Statement: McGowan Government improving WA’s ESG outcomes

    The McGowan Government has released WA's first-ever environmental, social and governance (ESG) information pack.

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WA Initiatives Supporting United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Learn more about a selection of Western Australian Government initiatives currently in progress.

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Other ESG Releases - All resource card images courtesy of Tourism Western Australia.
Banner image below - Wildflowers, near Eaglestone Rock, The Wheatbelt. Image courtesy of Tourism Western Australia.