The Commonwealth Bank is Australia’s leading provider of integrated financial services including retail banking, premium banking, business banking, institutional banking, funds management, superannuation, insurance, investment and sharebroking products and services.
Since our beginnings as a bank for Australian families in 1911, we have been providing financial services for people, businesses and communities across the country. Today we have grown to become one of the world’s leading financial institutions, providing retail, private, business and institutional banking services in more than 11 countries around the world. Our specialist business areas offer insurance, superannuation, financial advice, share trading and funds management to millions of customers both in Australia and overseas.
Our vision and commitment is to excel at securing and enhancing the financial wellbeing of people, businesses and communities, and our values guide us toward achieving this. From technological developments, innovative products and services, to an unwavering focus on customer service, the way we do business makes it easier for people to manage their own financial wellbeing. As a diverse, global financial services business, we are also aware of our impact on the communities in which we operate. Because we take our role in society seriously, we work to build meaningful relationships with our community, cultural and economic partners to strengthen financial security and wellbeing.
The Group has been a signatory to the UN Global Compact since 2009 and we are committed to communicating our progress on integrating the Global Compact principles covering human rights, labour, environmental and anti-corruption matters through our annual Sustainability Report, published in August each year.