Sustainability

Building a more sustainable future

Guided by our commitment to sustainability, we’re transforming the way we operate to ensure we make a positive difference.

  • $A23.5 million

    in contributions to local communities in 2020.

  • 70,000+ hrs

    volunteered by Woodside employees over the past ten years.

  • 6 x Winner

    of the Company Environment Excellence Award at the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association Awards, over the past 11 years.

  • $707 million

    total tax paid by Woodside in 2020.

Woodside is recognised as a global sustainability leader

We are proud to maintain the highest AAA ‘Leader’ rating for another year in the 2019 Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Environment, Social and Governance ratings.

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Sustainability starts with us

As an Australian company with a global portfolio, we are proud of the contribution we make to sustainability in the communities we're part of and the markets we supply.

In a world that is changing rapidly, a commitment to sustainability involves thinking about the future and ensuring both our existing and planned activities make a positive contribution.

Ann Pickard, Chair of the Sustainability Committee

Sustainable Development Report 

We have released our Sustainable Development Report 2020, which summarises our sustainability approach, health and safety performance, social and cultural impacts, progress on our climate change strategy and other key sustainability topics.

0.88
Total recordable injury rate per million work hours
8 %
Improvement in energy efficiency against baseline, 2016-2020
A$23.5 Million
Total social contribution in 2020
Woodside's 9 Sustainable Development Goals

Explore how Woodside is contributing to the SDGs

Woodside Energy Limited and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Click on a goal to find out more on how Woodside are contributing to the global impact of sustainable development.

Sustainable Development Goals

See the goals

Primary goals

Secondary goals

Underpinning goal