We have a detailed framework of policies in place across the Group including our ethical code, bribery and corruption, human rights, environment and information security, as well as HR policies which collectively set out how we do business. We also set out the standards we expect our suppliers to meet.
How do we unlock value by operating responsibly?
- By reducing risks across our operations and ensuring we comply with legislation we maintain our reputation in the markets in which we operate
- We aim for a diverse supplier base and support the growth of SMEs – 70% of our supplier base are SMEs
- By managing our environmental impact, reducing our energy use, monitoring our business travel and waste management, we make financial savings that support the long-term sustainability of the business
- By identifying and managing potential risks associated with human rights violations, including modern slavery, we ensure we protect our reputation as a socially responsible business.
We work hard to build trust with our clients. Many of our contracts involve handling sensitive and confidential data.
We want the goods and services we buy to be provided by suppliers with the highest ethical standards, who meet our supplier requirement standard.
We are committed to respecting the human rights of our employees and those within the communities in which we work.