Total co2-e emissions this year were 36.79kt. 2.6% decrease from last year. Reduction in co2-e emissions of 2.6% since 2015. Earth Hour major sponsor. Turned off corporate sites for one night since march 2009. 5 star green rating Adelaide and Bendigo offices (Bendigo office was the first in regional Australia) and the Adelaide office has a Green Council of Australia 5 Star Office Interiors certification. 70% energy purchased by the group is match against renewable energy sources and 41% of community bank branches. Statement of commitment to the environment pledge to actively identify opportunities to reduce the banks environmental footprint, consider the environment in all business decisions and measure and report progress. Partner with greenfleet to offset carbon emissions through a biodiverse revegetation program, 18329 trees planted. Purchase 100% carbon neutral paper. Initiatives to improve energy efficiency - priority when building corporate sites. Statement of commitment to the environment pledge to assist our staff, customers, partners. Shareholders, and communities to reduce their environmental footprints. The bank does not lend to projects in the coal or coal seam gas sector. Switch to save program with Victorian government including $65K to Victorian primary schools. Connecting greater Bendigo program with bus service for employees. Trees for life donated trees to Adelaide bank for every online statement this year.