Sustainability

Global leader in infrastructure sustainability

The inaugural 2016 GRESB Infrastructure Assessment ranked EastLink 1st for sustainability among transportation assets from across the globe, and 2nd among infrastructure assets of all types.

The 2016 GRESB Infrastructure Assessment covers the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of 185 infrastructure assets and funds across 53 countries and six continents. More details about GRESB

EastLink's sustainability credentials include:

  • 24/7 control room, incident response vehicles and safety features help make EastLink the safest freeway in Melbourne
  • 480 hectares of landscaping with 4 million native trees, shrubs and plants
  • plant nursery for growing native species used in EastLink maintenance
  • more than 60 wetlands treat road surface rainwater run-off before it is released to local waterways
  • the EastLink tunnels protect the environmentally sensitive Mullum Mullum valley
  • 35km EastLink Trail for cyclists, pedestrians and runners
  • 12 public artworks, all by recognised artists
  • distinctive architectural features, including noise panels and pedestrian bridges
  • the lowest toll prices in Australia
  • high quality of customer service exceeds the Key Performance Indicator standards (KPIs) agreed with the State
  • local call centre and customer centre employ local people with local knowledge and expertise
  • award-winning employee health and well-being program.

Our sustainability report

pdfEastLink Sustainability Report to 30 Jun 2016

EastLink. Time Better Spent.