Our commitment to sustainability

We recognise the importance of managing Environment Social and Governance (ESG) risks and opportunities across our business – not just in our investment services, but also through our strategy, governance, and operations.

Each year, we report on our progress with regards to our internal sustainability focused initiatives – providing transparency to our clients, employees and shareholders. We are proud to make available our Sustainability Overview which details performance against material ESG issues and offers a snapshot of our future ambitions.

FY23 Highlights

58% decrease in GHG footprint

operational greenhouse gas (scope 1 and 2) emissions reduction vs. FY22.*

117% increase in community contributions

$350,000 raised for community organisations through E&P and staff.^

40% women on E&P Board and Investment Committee

37% across all staff.

55.5% of energy from renewable sources

vs. 14.9% of energy consumed in FY22.**

$217 million+ in sustainable funds under advice (FUA)

committed client capital across our sustainable investment product suite.

Top 5 rated intern program

Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE) Top 40.

Client Experience

Our primary business is to provide quality financial services for private, institutional and corporate clients.

Human Capital Management

As our greatest asset, our people are the largest contributor to client satisfaction and business success.

Community Engagement

We strive to make a positive contribution to the communities in which we operate through philanthropic fundraising, volunteering and community engagement activities.

Sustainable Investment

We are proud to offer solutions for clients seeking to invest in line with their values – with a dedicated team responsible for the development of the firm’s sustainable investment capability.

Climate Change and Resource Management

Climate change and resource management issues are essential to our stakeholders and long-term business success.

WGEA Gender Pay Gap Supporting Statement

E&P is committed to fostering a culture that embraces and promotes diversity, inclusion and equity in our workplace.  We know that this focus will result in an engaged and productive workforce who feel recognised and respected.  Our approach fosters greater innovation, creativity, and diversity of thought, better decision making, better business outcomes and improved organisational performance.

Download our 2023 Sustainability Overview

Note: All data unaudited, as at 30 June 2023.

*Scope 1 and 2 emissions only, using market-based carbon accounting methodology.
**Legislated RPP of 18.96% (FY22: 18.64%) included using market-based accounting methodology.
^Compared to community donations and contributions in FY22. Excludes industry sponsorships.