ESG benchmarking

ESG benchmarking








Kinetica next to the Hills M2 Motorway, Sydney

Kinetica next to the Hills M2, Sydney

We act to continuously improve 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.
The Hills M2 Motorway pictured here received an Excellent IS Rating in 2022. 

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. The DJSI World Index currently ranks our performance at no. 6 globally in the transport and transport infrastructure sector. We have participated in DJSI since 2006.

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 2022 we were the highest-rated listed Australian company in our sector (motorway network, maintenance and operations) and received an overall score of 95/100.

MSCI ESG rating

Transurban has received a AAA ESG rating (the highest) from MSCI for the past five years. We are currently ranked in the top 4% of the AAA-rated global transport infrastructure organisations.

Ethibel socially responsible investment register

Transurban is rated with the “Excellence” label in the 2022 Ethibel Investment Register.


Transurban has been ranked in the top 10 in Australia (#6) and the top 20 globally (#16) for gender equality this year by Equileap. We have been in Australia’s top 10 and global top 20 for the last three years.

See 2023 Gender Equality Global Report & Ranking.

Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Australia

In accordance with the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012, Transurban reports to WGEA annually. See the 2021-22 corporate report here. Transurban also applies for the Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation, which we were awarded for the 2021-2023 period, for a ninth consecutive year. See the list of the current citation holders here.



Support The Goals

Member in 2020

5-Star rating

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

CDP Climate Change management

2022 A List


IS and Envision

Sustainability ratings for major projects


Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)

Used for corporate reporting since 2020