​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​As a successful global organisation, we want our shareholders to get a healthier return from investing in Computershare than elsewhere.
We understand that long-term future success depends upon improving our reputation, enhancing employee morale, finding new revenue streams and cutting costs. So we pay particular attention to the demands and concerns of our various stakeholders, while respecting and working to improve the communities and environment in which we operate.​​​
 

Our environmental management commitments

We know that environmental responsibility is part of doing business successfully. Computershare is committed to acting in an environmentally friendly manner wherever possible and we seek to do so throughout our global business operations and activities.
Read our environmental policy here

 Sustainability objectives for FY2017

​​

  • Plan, launch and engage staff in the Green Office Challenge 7 to build on the success of previous Challenges and to engage staff further in sustainability initiatives
  • Plan, launch and engage staff in relevant Green Days globally, with further optional local Green Days annually
  • Planning and documentation of initiatives in support of existing carbon footprint reduction for six offices globally
  • Set carbon reduction targets for new offices
  • Encourage and monitor implementation of Computershare's Sustainability Principles globally
  • Continue to improve on our energy consumption and sustainability position through the continuous deployment of up-to-date technology ​

 Sustainability achievements

​​

Yarra Falls, Australia

Upgraded their exit signage to use LED bulbs


​​​
Osborne Park, Australia

Pallet garden created by employees to grow plants and herbs at the office


Brisbane, Australia

New bike racks installed

Bristol, UK

New drying room created to further improve cycling facilities

Johannesburg, South Africa

eWaste recycling hub created and ongoing 'save the environment' recycling campaign launched

Holte, Denmark

100% of their electricity is now generated by off-shore wind power

Munich, Germany

Our office relocated to new premises with LEED 'gold' environmental certification and upgraded their IT systems resulting in significantly reduced energy consumption

Canton, MA, US

Reserved parking introduced for high occupancy or high efficiency vehicles

Louisville, KY, US

Introduced a green corner for employees to recycle everything from cardboard to unwanted phones

Montreal, Canada

Introduced coffee pod recycling and switched from paper handtowels to cloth

Toronto, Canada

Introduced coffee pod recycling and set up a media library for employees to trade unwanted books, DVDs and CDs

 Environmental targets

We have sustainability targets in place at some of our key sites around the world. This was expanded in 2014 to include additional offices. You can view our progress below:​

​ ​

​​Auckland
New Zealand
​Bristol
UK
Burr Ridge
USA
​Canton
USA
​East Beaver Creek
Canada
​Melbourne
Australia
​​
​​Wanchai
Hong Kong
​​


​​​

Sustainability report

Each year, Computershare's Sustainability team organises a Green Office Challenge, giving employees across the globe the chance to take part in environmental initiatives. In 2015, offices were asked to undertake a sustainability audit of their environmental footprint.
View the results

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Latest sustainability news

 Our commitment to environmental sustainability has been recognised with multiple awards

  • Yarra
    Yarra Sustainability Awards 2016
    Sustainable business
  • Bristol Go Green Awards 2016
    Most improved sustainable sourcing
  • Bristol Post award
    Bristol Green Capital Awards 2015
    Green organisation