Responsible investing and lending
Our commitment to supporting our diverse suppliers through responsible procurement takes many forms, from ensuring our suppliers are assessed on criteria such as Workplace Health & Safety (WH&S), to requiring all employees to adopt strategies for avoiding unnecessary consumption.
We actively include Indigenous suppliers on our preferred supplier list and promote them to Group employees. We are proud to be a founding member of Supply Nation, a not-for-profit membership body helping support, include, connect and mentor Indigenous businesses.
Preventing fraud, corruption and money laundering
Since 1 July 2014, the Group has been required under Australian law to identify and report certain account information to the Australian Tax Office. This obligation stems from the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FACTA) which Australia has agreed with the United States to implement.Learn more
We recognise that many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians face significant social and financial disadvantage. So while we aim to promote equality for all Australians, reconciliation is an important part or our investment in our community.Reconciliation Action Plan
We are deepening our commitment to ensuring that as many people as possible, especially those at risk of financial exclusion, have access to affordable, appropriate financial resources and can make the most of them.
The Commonwealth Bank Group is committed to ensuring its policies and practices reflect the highest standard of corporate governance. The Board has adopted a comprehensive framework of Corporate Governance Guidelines, designed to properly balance performance and compliance.Corporate Governance Statement