Sustainability at Xero

Our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors and communities around the world. Operating responsibly, respecting the planet, encouraging diversity and supporting our people and communities to thrive is not just the right thing to do, it positively impacts our customers and partners.

Xero’s sustainability approach

The Xero way of doing business means living our values every day, ensuring we act with integrity and authenticity, creating positive social and environmental impact wherever we can.

Xero values
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Sustainability at Xero

We aim to deliver on our commitment to act with integrity and authenticity wherever we operate and to be transparent about what we do and how we do it.

  • The Xero way
  • Our material matters
  • Recognition
  • Resources to download

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Our environment

We’re proud to be certified carbon neutral, a TCFD supporter, and to have signed The Climate Pledge -  co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism in 2019 as a commitment to decarbonising the economy. Now, we’re exploring ways to have an even greater impact by enabling sustainable small business, supporting eco-conscious suppliers, and minimizing our own emissions.

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Our customers, partners and communities

We’re committed to supporting our customers, partners and their communities to thrive by enabling them to become more sustainable and more connected.

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Our people

We want everyone who works at Xero to feel like they belong and can thrive so they can do the best work of their lives. Fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities where we operate allows us to harness a wide range of talents to deliver #beautiful experiences to our customers. Prioritising the wellbeing of our people means they can be at their best in every aspect of their lives.

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Our commitment

We are committed to maximizing our positive social and environmental impact across everything we do, by supporting customers, partners and communities to become more sustainable.

Managing ESG

As a fast-growing company, we know strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices are crucial to delivering on our sustainability commitment.  

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Our focus

Our Sustainability team stewards programs that focus and report on the following areas:

  • Building on our established efforts to deliver further environmental and sustainability initiatives which reflect Xero’s purpose, values and strategic direction.
  • In alignment with our purpose, developing programs that will engage and contribute to thriving communities around the world. 
  • Championing diversity and inclusion to cultivate an engaged global workforce.
  • Enabling positive social and environmental impact through technology, offering carbon and nonprofit management apps in our ecosystem.

Need more information?

Xero's Annual Report 2022 outlines our performance for the year to 31 March 2022 and also includes details of our work in the area of social and environmental impact, and our latest gender diversity figures.

If you need more information, please email sustainability@xero.com