Sustainability 
in Optus 
We’re embedding Sustainability throughout everything we do
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We’re connecting vulnerable youth to their potential
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Our people are our greatest asset
 
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Our ambition is to have The Smallest Footprint on the environment
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We’re providing great service and products
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How we’re improving year on year.
 
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We’re embedding Sustainability throughout everything we do
Learn more
We’re connecting vulnerable youth to their potential
Learn more
Our people are our greatest asset
Learn more
Our ambition is to have The Smallest Footprint on the environment
Learn more
We’re providing great service and products
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How we’re improving year on year.
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2017 Highlights

Community

$8.2 million invested in the community
16,420 volunteering hours in 1,841 volunteer roles
232 organisations supported through our CSR activities
55,140 students learned to be safer and more digitally savvy online through our Digital Citizenship programs
17 Optus people volunteered to help with local community needs in our Overseas Volunteering Program in Thailand and The Philippines

Environment

Decommissioning around 200 racks of equipment resulting in an estimated reduction of 7,884 GJ each year
New SIM card packaging saving 50 tonnes of cardboard each year
Optus 4G network now reaches 96% Australian population

Marketplace & Customers

Optus 4G network now reaches 96% Australian population
Our customers are more satisfied with the Optus Network than they have ever been
20th consecutive win for Optus in Netflix ISP Speed Ratings
$18M invested to address Australia's cyber security skills shortage

People

2016 Mental Health Matters Award for best Mental Health Promoting Workplace NSW.
275,708 training hours for our people
Award for Talent Management, Australian Human Resources Institute
Developed a new 3 year Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Plan

Download our 2017 Sustainability Highlights Report