Reporting & Assurance
In line with our sustainability strategy and commitment to continuous improvement in reporting and disclosures, The Star has developed reporting further in FY2019 to include the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) building on steps forward in 2018 where Limited Assurance was included for the first year.
Resource consumption intensity metrics have been expanded over the past two years to include measurement by square meter intensity, in addition to visitor intensity. Further independent green benchmarks have also been sought in Green Star and NABERS to assess performance and lift performance across the portfolio. The Group will continue to expand sustainability reporting each year.
‘Beyond 2020, The Star’s Sustainability Action Plan’ supports the delivery of our four sustainability strategy pillars and highlights our achievements to date, material issues, priorities, commitments and future goals.
Global Reporting Initiative Reports
The Star aligns its environmental, social and corporate governance reporting and disclosures with the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards.
In line with The Star’s commitment to expanding sustainability disclosures annually, each year our GRI Index includes additional disclosures to progress the reporting level from the ‘Core’ level to ‘comprehensive’ overtime. A number of required disclosures have been detailed within the index itself. Where reference is made to other documents (for example, the Annual Report), we have included direct hyper-links to this information.
Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking
The Star Entertainment Group has released its first Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement outlining the steps the company has taken to identify, manage and mitigate the specific risks of modern slavery in its operations and supply chain.
As a large-scale single site employer, The Star has a long history of contributing to the communities in which we operate including through long term partnerships with other civil society participants in our communities.
We recognise that modern slavery happens in Australia as well as in other countries, so our approach to modern slavery is not limited by jurisdiction or other formal structures that modern day slavers ignore.
In addition to National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting, The Star obtains ‘Limited Assurance’ by EY each year across its energy and carbon emissions data providing additional rigour to its data collection and reporting processes.
The assurance opinion for each year can be found alongside the Basis of Preparation documents below which describe the boundary and scope of the assurance set forth.