ANZ Chief Executive Officer Shayne Elliott said: “I want ANZ to be a company known for behaving fairly and responsibly in order to meet the expectations of our customers, employees and society.
“While we still have much to do to achieve this, we are making good progress. This report highlights the positive contributions we have made this year, while also acknowledging the challenges we face,” Mr Elliott said.
Highlights from the Corporate Sustainability Review include:
• More than half a million people reached through ANZ’s financial education program, MoneyMinded and matched savings program, Saver Plus;
• Through the Saver Plus program, more than 4,000 lower-income Australians have saved over $2 million for their own, or their children’s, education this year;
• A total of $131 million in community investment;
• More than 113,127 hours volunteered by employees equal to 14,100 working days; and
• 250 people employed in 2017 from under-represented groups, such as refugees and people with a disability.
To view a copy of the report visit anz.com/annualreport