Sustainability performance information relating to Downer entities and joint ventures has been included in the relevant sections of the report.
Joint ventures have been included for energy and GHG emissions performance data where Downer is deemed to have operational control, as defined by the National Greenhouse Energy Reporting Act 2007. Further information on joint ventures is detailed in Downer’s 2022 Annual Report.
Changes to the reporting boundaries or measurement methodologies applied with reference to our previous Sustainability Report are addressed in the relevant report sections.
This report is to be read in conjunction with Downer’s 2022 Annual Report for information pertaining to the company’s financial sustainability. As such, cross-references to Downer’s Annual Report appear throughout this document.
In FY23, Downer will produce its first Climate Change Report. Cross references to this report also appear throughout the Sustainability Report.
This report has been prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards: Core option, ensuring it presents a full and balanced picture of Downer’s material topics and related impacts, as well as how these impacts are managed.
Downer's operating model
Downer has disclosed its value creation process in line with the concepts of the International Integrated Reporting Council’s six capitals. This shows, at a glance, the interlinkages between Downer’s sources of value (inputs), its business model (value creation), and the value that Downer contributes (outputs and outcomes).