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.

  • A$20.3 million

    in contributions to local communities in 2021.

  • 95,000+ hrs

    volunteered by Woodside employees over the past 12 years.

  • 6 x Winner

    of the Company Environment Excellence Award at the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association Awards, over the past 12 years.

  • A$658 million

    total tax paid by Woodside in 2021.

Sustainability starts with us

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 2021, which summarises our sustainability approach, health and safety performance, social and cultural impacts, progress on our climate change strategy and other key sustainability topics.

SDR-Cover

In 2022, Woodside Energy Group Ltd received a rating of AAA (on a scale of AAA-CCC) in the MSCI ESG Ratings assessment.

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0
tier 1 or tier 2 loss of primary containment process safety events
10 %
reduction in our net equity Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions, compared to 2016-2020 gross annual average
A$20.3 Million
Total social contribution globally in 2021
ESG Rating - Sustainalytics IndustryTopRated 2021 (002)

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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