OUR PERFORMANCE IN 2020
Total recordable injury frequency rate
Reduced our TRIFR by 23 per cent to 10.4 per cent on continuing operations.
Suppliers in our divisions' audit programs
Improved the transparency of our supply chain with 2,623 suppliers in our divisions’ audit programs as at 30 June 2020.
Indigenous team members
Worked to promote diversity and inclusion in our workplaces, with 1,858 team members identifying as Indigenous. This equates to 1.9 per cent of our Australian workforce.
Worked to increase waste recycled, with 12 per cent more recycled.
We acknowledge that we can continue to improve our performance
We see the benefits of a relentless focus on providing safe workplaces while acknowledging and taking opportunities to improve on our performance.
We will continue to focus on ethical sourcing and human rights, especially supply chain transparency. We recognise there are limitations to what social compliance audits can achieve and we must remain proactive in our aim to eradicate exploitation of vulnerable people.
We recognise that we have work to do to achieve our target of employment parity of three per cent of our Australian workforce by 2022.
Despite our efforts, ongoing reductions in gross waste disposed are becoming increasingly challenging to achieve as our businesses grow. We will continue to seek opportunities to reduce waste to landfill.
The primary objective of Wesfarmers is to provide a satisfactory return to shareholders.
We believe it is only possible to achieve this over the long term by:
A SNAPSHOT OF OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS
We make a positive contribution to the communities in which we operate. For more than 100 years, Wesfarmers has been actively involved in the community. With its origins as a farmers’ cooperative in 1914, Wesfarmers has long held the belief that to have a healthy business, you must have strong, vibrant communities in which to live and work.
Read about our economic and community contribution