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  • Wesfarmers - Other Activities
    Results Presentations Email alerts Corporate Transactions Coles acquisition 2008 Pro Rata Entitlement Offer 2009 Pro Rata Entitlement Offer Debt Investors Frequently asked questions Careers Working at Wesfarmers Careers within our businesses Careers within our corporate office Current Opportunities Graduate opportunities Centenary Centenary Timeline Centenary Information Latest News About The Centenary Dates Your Stories Centenary Stories Centenary Community Concert Centenary Gallery Contact Home Our Businesses Other Activities Other Activities Back to top Gresham Partners Wesfarmers has a 50 per cent interest in Gresham Partners Group Limited the holding company for the Gresham Partners investment house operations Gresham is a leading independent financial services business focussed primarily on the provision of financial advisory services structured finance and property and private equity funds management Gresham Private Equity Wesfarmers is a participant in the Gresham Private Equity wholesale investment funds with underlying investments in mining services logistics and other specialist sectors The current portfolio comprises Barminco Silk Logistics Group and Tasmanian Walking Company Click here to visit the Gresham website Back to top Wespine Industries Wesfarmers has a 50 per cent interest in Wespine Industries which operates a plantation softwood sawmill in Dardanup in Western Australia The mill s main product is machine graded

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  • Wesfarmers - Community Partnerships
    ASX announcements Corporate Governance Recent Reports Five year financial history Share price details Results Presentations Email alerts Corporate Transactions Coles acquisition 2008 Pro Rata Entitlement Offer 2009 Pro Rata Entitlement Offer Debt Investors Frequently asked questions Careers Working at Wesfarmers Careers within our businesses Careers within our corporate office Current Opportunities Graduate opportunities Centenary Centenary Timeline Centenary Information Latest News About The Centenary Dates Your Stories Centenary Stories Centenary Community Concert Centenary Gallery Contact Home Community Community Partnerships Community partnerships Wesfarmers has long held the belief that to have a healthy business you must have strong vibrant communities in which to live and work As a large national organisation we recognise the importance of our community engagement at a local level and we invest in areas which we believe contribute to building long term cohesion leadership and innovation Wesfarmers is committed to supporting communities through direct funding sponsorships and in kind support In 2011 12 our businesses contributed a combined total of 72 24 million in community partnership support Our approach to community support Each of our businesses operates autonomously and therefore run their own community partnership programs A wide range of community initiatives across Australia and New Zealand are

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  • Wesfarmers - Our Major Partners
    office Current Opportunities Graduate opportunities Centenary Centenary Timeline Centenary Information Latest News About The Centenary Dates Your Stories Centenary Stories Centenary Community Concert Centenary Gallery Contact Home Community Community Partnerships Our Major Partners Our Major Partners Back to top Surf Life Saving WA SLSWA s core principle is Saving Lives and Building Great Communities Not only does SLSWA ensure safety at our beaches it also helps the community by providing social recreational and sporting opportunities Wesfarmers supports SLSWA by sponsoring its Emergency Response Teams which keep our beaches and aquatic environment safe Visit the Surf Life Saving WA website Back to top Mission Australia Mission Australia helps disadvantaged Australians get back on their feet giving them the ability to build strong family relationships gain sustainable employment and avoid homelessness Wesfarmers supports Mission Australia by sponsoring their Youth Withdrawal and Respite Service the only such facility directed at young people in Western Australia Visit the Mission Australia website Back to top Redkite Redkite provides support to children and young people with cancer as well as helping families through the cancer journey by providing financial assistance emotional support and education assistance Wesfarmers is the major program partner of Redkite s Music Therapy Program which assists young people in maximising the coping resources available to them during their treatment Visit the Redkite website Back to top Western Australian Institute for Medical Research WAIMR WAIMR has made a significant contribution to health and medicine through their research into the genetic and environmental causes of a range of diseases Wesfarmers has been a strong supporter of WAIMR since its foundation Visit the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research WAIMR website Back to top The Lions Eye Institute The Lions Eye Institute conducts vital research into the causes prevention and treatment of eye diseases It is

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  • Wesfarmers - Sponsorship Applications
    Our Partners Centenary Community Concert Investors Investor Centre Home Corporate Calendar Shareholder Information Share registry General Meetings Direct Voting Dividend Information Dividend investment plan Capital returns rights issues and rearrangements Wesfarmers Partially Protected Shares WESN ASX announcements Corporate Governance Recent Reports Five year financial history Share price details Results Presentations Email alerts Corporate Transactions Coles acquisition 2008 Pro Rata Entitlement Offer 2009 Pro Rata Entitlement Offer Debt Investors Frequently asked questions Careers Working at Wesfarmers Careers within our businesses Careers within our corporate office Current Opportunities Graduate opportunities Centenary Centenary Timeline Centenary Information Latest News About The Centenary Dates Your Stories Centenary Stories Centenary Community Concert Centenary Gallery Contact Home Community Community Partnerships Sponsorship Applications Sponsorship applications Each of our businesses operates autonomously and therefore run their own community partnership programs If you are seeking support from one of our businesses please approach them directly or by using the contact form The Wesfarmers partnerships program is focused on four key areas arts and innovation indigenous communities medical health and research and education and community If you have a proposal which falls into one of these key areas please contact us Please note generally the Wesfarmers community partnership program does not

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  • Wesfarmers - Sustainability
    Working at Wesfarmers Careers within our businesses Careers within our corporate office Current Opportunities Graduate opportunities Centenary Centenary Timeline Centenary Information Latest News About The Centenary Dates Your Stories Centenary Stories Centenary Community Concert Centenary Gallery Contact Home Community Sustainability Sustainability Wesfarmers places a high priority on its sustainability and community responsibilities The diversity and depth of our business operations ranging across retail insurance industrial energy and mining reach into many Australian and New Zealand communities This means we have a major responsibility in getting all of our sustainability efforts right Each year Wesfarmers produces a sustainability report that measures its progress in managing sustainability and community issues across all its divisions and provides the basis on which the company will expand and improve its sustainability efforts into the future These principles include Maintaining and enhancing the physical environment in which we operate including strategies to minimise our carbon emissions improve water and energy efficiencies and minimise our commercial by products and waste Providing a safe and secure work environment for all our employees customers and other stakeholders Treating all our stakeholders employees customers shareholders suppliers and the broader community with respect and decency Investing in the community through partnerships

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  • Wesfarmers - Sustainability reporting
    Wesfarmers public reports are also available on the Wesfarmers website The 2011 reports have been submitted to the RET and the public report will be available in early 2012 2012 13 Wesfarmers Energy Efficiency Opportunities Public Report Close National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting system NGER Act reporting The NGER systemwas created by the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 as amended and is designed to accurately aggregate and report the energy use and greenhouse emissions from Australia All of Wesfarmers businesses where we have operational control are included in its reports under the NGER Act Wesfarmers has submitted reports under the NGER Act in 2009 2010 and 2011 The variations in emissions and energy use figures reported under the NGER Act in comparison to our Sustainability Report is explained in our Sustainability Report If a carbon emissions trading system is introduced into Australia the NGERs Act will form the legal basis for reporting emissions and determining the need to purchase emission permits Click here to view Wesfarmers current NGER Act Submission Click here for more information on the NGER Act Close London Benchmarking Group LBG The London Benchmark Group LBG operates an assessment and verification process for organisations wishing to define their community contributions according to standard definitions and policies that are developed collaboratively by the LBG and its members Wesfarmers Limited joined the LBG network in 2009 and our contributions form part of the LBG reports for Australia and New Zealand Information on Wesfarmers community contributions can be found in our Sustainability Report Click here for more information on LBG Close Australian Packaging Covenant The APC is a voluntary initiative by the governments of Australia and private businesses to reduce the effects of packaging on the environment through improved packaging design and use more efficient packaging production encouraging re use and recycling of the packaging that is created and reducing any impacts from the disposal of used packaging The APC has replaced in mid 2010 the National Packaging Covenant NPC which was a similar Government business voluntary arrangement which had reached the end of its agreement period The governance arrangements for the APC are very similar to those that existed for the NPC Wesfarmers signed the APC Covenant in September 2010 on behalf of all its participating businesses Coles Group Target Bunnings Kmart Officeworks and Industrial and Safety and has submitted its first Action Plan under the APC in March 2011 Annual progress reports against this Action Plan are required as they were for the NPC and they are available on the APC website after the Covenant Council has accepted them In May 2011 the APC advised Wesfarmers that our first Action Plan for 2010 to 2014 was acceptable and it is now on the APC website Our final Annual Report under the NPC was submitted on 1 November 2010 and is available on the APC website Click here for more information on the APC Click here to view Wesfarmers Packaging Covenant Action Plan Close Energy Efficiency Opportunities

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  • Wesfarmers - Memberships and accreditations
    the Carbon Disclosure Project and CDP Water Click here for more information on the CDP Close Forest Footprint Disclosure Project FFD The Forest Footprint Disclosure Project FFD is an initiative supported by the United Kingdom Government and several investor or funds management groups It is modelled on the Carbon Disclosure Project and requests participating companies to disclose how their operations impact on forests world wide and the strategies being employed to manage those impacts responsibly Wesfarmers responded to the FFD in 2010 and the FFD 2010 Annual survey report was released on 27 January 2011 the 2011 FFD report will be released in February 2012 Click hereto view the FFD s Annual survey Close Dow Jones Sustainability Index DJSI Wesfarmers Limited is one of 20 Australian companies included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes DJSI for the DJSI World Index in 2011 as at September 2011 Wesfarmers is also included in the DJSI Asia Pacific Index The DJSI was launched in 1999 as the first global index to track the financial and sustainability performance of leading companies Our DJSI assessment for 2010 11 is summarised on page 13 of our 2011Sustainability Report Below is a link to the2010 11 DJSI Benchmark report for Wesfarmers Click here for more information on the DJSI Click here to view the 2010 11 DJSI Benchmark report for Wesfarmers Close Business Council of Australia BCA The BCA is one of the major business organisations in Australia and is very active in advancing ideas and participating in policy processes to advance the cause of strong and sustainable economic growth employment business reform global engagement and other relevant issues within Australia Wesfarmers is a long standing and active member of the BCA Click here for more information on the BCA Close Energy Users Association of Australia EUAA The Association exists to represent the views of energy users in Australia within policy and regulatory frameworks and forums and energy markets and strives to achieve an Australian energy supply system that is competitive effectively regulated and environmentally sustainable Wesfarmers operates many businesses that are large users of energy and through the former Coles Group businesses has been associated with EUAA for many years Click here for more information on the EUAA Close Australian Institute of Management AIM The institute is a not for profit entity which exists to promote the advancement of education and learning in the field of management and leadership for commerce industry and government Wesfarmers supports the objectives of AIM through its corporate membership participation in various training programmes and many Wesfarmers staff are personal members of the Institute Click here for more information on the AIM Close Green Building Council of Australia GBCA The Green Building Council of Australia GBCA was founded in 2002 Wesfarmers joined in 2010 and the Coles Group had previously been a member and has the dual objectives of integrating green and sustainable building initiatives into the mainstream design construction and operation of buildings and promoting sustainability through green building programs

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  • Wesfarmers - Working Towards Reconciliation
    Shareholder Information Share registry General Meetings Direct Voting Dividend Information Dividend investment plan Capital returns rights issues and rearrangements Wesfarmers Partially Protected Shares WESN ASX announcements Corporate Governance Recent Reports Five year financial history Share price details Results Presentations Email alerts Corporate Transactions Coles acquisition 2008 Pro Rata Entitlement Offer 2009 Pro Rata Entitlement Offer Debt Investors Frequently asked questions Careers Working at Wesfarmers Careers within our businesses Careers within our corporate office Current Opportunities Graduate opportunities Centenary Centenary Timeline Centenary Information Latest News About The Centenary Dates Your Stories Centenary Stories Centenary Community Concert Centenary Gallery Contact Home Community Working Towards Reconciliation Working Towards Reconciliation As part of our commitment to the community Wesfarmers is dedicated to ensuring that our businesses are places where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples feel welcome and valued as employees customers and citizens To do this Wesfarmers has a Reconciliation Action Plan which outlines specific measurable actions to be undertaken across the Wesfarmers Group targeting employment supplier diversity and community engagement As a large employer Wesfarmers can provide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with greater opportunities to participate in our country s economic prosperity through sustainable employment in addition to support through

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