Sustainability at Qantas

The Qantas Group strives to operate in a sustainable manner. We seek to do this by continually improving our economic, social and environmental impacts as we continue to deliver financially sustainable returns to our shareholders.

Recognition of Sustainability Performance and Disclosure

Sustainability Index Listing

The Qantas Group is recognised as a sustainability leader by a number of leading sustainability indices. As institutional investors place increasing focus on the environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices of companies to make their investment decisions, the Qantas Group has specifically chosen to participate in these leading indexes due to their reputation as reliable, objective and transparent sources of this information to the market.

Dow Jones Sustainability Index Logo

Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)

Since 2009 we have been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia/Pacific Index and are also a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Australia Index.


We are a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series.

Carbon Disclosure Project

Carbon Disclosure Project

Since 2010 Qantas has been included in the CDP ASX 200 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index.

Sustainability Award

Eco-Aviation Award - In 2013 Qantas was named "Eco-Pioneer of the Year" at the annual Air Transport World (ATW) Eco-Aviation Awards.

Banksia Environmental Award - In 2012 we won the Leading in Sustainability - Setting the Standard for Large Organisations category at the Banksia Environmental Awards.

Sustainability Reports

The Qantas Group has adopted an investor definition of sustainability, which includes embracing opportunities and managing risks to achieve sustainable growth in returns to shareholders. This includes a commitment to managing and reporting on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance.

The Qantas Group's 2015 Sustainability information is included in the Annual review 2015.

Archived Reports
  • 2014 Longreach Review, comprising:
    • The Qantas Group’s 2014 Longreach Review details our 2013/2014 sustainability performance as well as our vision and program for a sustainable future.

  • 2013 sustainability information, comprising:
  • 2012 sustainability information, comprising:
  • 2011 sustainability information, comprising:
  • If you have any feedback on our approach to sustainability, contact us.

    Related Reports

    The Qantas Group also provides information on its sustainability performance in the following related reports.

    Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Responses

    Energy Efficiency Opportunities (EEO) Reports

    Workplace Gender Equality Report (WGER) Annual Reports (previously Equal Opportunity for Women Agency (EOWA) Reports

    Australian Packaging Covenant (APC) Action Plan Reports

    Governance and Risk Management

    Sustainability forms an important aspect of the Qantas Group's Risk Management program, governed by the Board. Read more about governance structures and remuneration in the Corporate Governance Statement and Remuneration Report which are part of the Annual Report 2015.

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