ESG benchmarking

ESG benchmarking








Kinetica next to the Hills M2 Motorway, Sydney

Kinetica next to the Hills M2, Sydney

We are committed to continuously improving our sustainability performance. We participate in a variety of external rating programs that assess our policies and performance across a range of environmental, social and governance areas; and compare us to other organisations globally.

Our recognitions

Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)

In FY20 we increased our commitment to climate change action by adopting new greenhouse gas reduction targets which focus our efforts on decarbonising our business.

Our new targets comprehensively cover scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions in line with climate science, and have been externally validated by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi). Transurban is the first ASX20 company to have targets validated by SBTi.

Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)

Transurban is placed in the DJSI World Index of the top 10% rated listed companies among nearly 5,000 globally. We have participated in DJSI since 2006.

In 2020 we were rated as the leading road infrastructure group, and 4th-highest-rated in the transport sector among 102 other transport, postal and logistics groups.

Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark for Infrastructure (GRESB)

Transurban has a GRESB Infrastructure 5 Star Rating, awarded to the top 20% of rated infrastructure globally. We have participated in GRESB since 2017.

In 2020 we were the 14th-highest rated infrastructure group and highest-rated listed infrastructure company participating in GRESB globally.

MSCI ESG rating

Transurban has received a AAA ESG rating (the highest) from MSCI for the past five years.

In 2020 this placed us  among the top 13% of global transport infrastructure organisations that MSCI assigned a AAA rating.

Ethibel socially responsible investment register

Transurban is rated with the “Excellence” label in the 2020 Ethibel Investment Register.

Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Australia

Transurban has received the “Employer of Choice for Gender Equality” Citation for the past six consecutive years.


Our affiliations

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

Used for corporate reporting since our first
Sustainability Report in 2006


Task Force on Climate-related
Financial Disclosures

Implementing recommendations

UN Global Compact

Participant since 2009

Carbon Disclosure Project

Participant in 2019


IS and Envision

Sustainability ratings for major projects



Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)

Used for corporate reporting since 2020


Support The Goals

Member in 2020