Our values highlight what is important to us, what makes us distinctive and what it’s like to work at Johnson Matthey

Our values describe how we do things when we are at our best

Our values describe how we do things when we are at our best.

Health and Safety is our priority

We focus on protecting our people

By working together, we can protect our employees, suppliers, customers and communities, and improve our health and safety performance. This is essential for our future success.


Doing the right thing is important to us

At Johnson Matthey we are proud of our reputation for integrity, built over 200 years, and as our business grows we will continue to follow our predecessors' honest, safe and successful way of working.

Ability and innovation

We seek and value talented people

We need talented people to deliver the scientific, technical and business innovations that continue to fuel our growth. We develop and draw on each other's talents and collaborate to create value for ourselves and our stakeholders.

Recognition and development

Anyone from anywhere can progress

We want to ensure that doing a good job and delivering results with a commitment to our company values are recognised and rewarded, whoever you are and wherever you are in the company. We provide opportunities for personal growth and career development in a successful company.

Freedom to act

Anyone with a good business case can realise their ideas

We genuinely give people the freedom to take action, obtain resources and implement ideas. This helps the company, and our people, grow through encouraging innovation and leadership. We trust and respect each other's judgment and expertise and support those who act and deliver.

The best of big and small

We have big company resources but apply small company methods

We keep it simple, straightforward and personal, but have the stability and support that comes with being a successful global organisation. We treat our customers as people and they find us easy to work with.