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Our material issues

The content of this report has been guided by our materiality process. Our material issues reflect Wesfarmers’ significant social and environmental impacts that influence the assessments and decisions of stakeholders. In order to determine the material issues which guide our report, we conducted a materiality assessment which involved consulting internal and external stakeholders to prioritise these topics and capture emerging issues.

Our material issues this year include:

Our people

  •  We maintain a relentless focus on providing safe workplaces.

  • We provide opportunities for our people to enhance their job performance and develop their careers. 

  • We strive to create an inclusive work environment, with particular attention to gender diversity and the inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


  •  We commit to strong and respectful relationships with our suppliers.

  • We strive to source products in a responsible manner while working with suppliers to improve their social and environmental practices.


  • We make a positive contribution to the communities in which we operate.

  • We are committed to providing consumers with safe products.



GRI 102-46, GRI 102-47, GRI 103-1