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Policies, disclosures and position statements


Our global anti-bribery and corruption policy supports our zero tolerance approach to bribery and corruption. It states how our employees should behave and what they should do if confronted with bribery or corruption.

The policy is available in several languages, visit the page below to select your language.

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This document sets out the policy of Johnson Matthey Plc (the company) in respect of board diversity.

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At JM, the integrity of our supply chain is crucial to how we do business and we aim to ensure we are responsibly sourcing all raw materials and services. Our Conflict Minerals Policy supports JM's businesses globally in complying with all relevant conflict minerals laws and to further strengthen the integrity of our supply chain.





Alongside our Conflict Minerals Policy we have published our annual Conflict Minerals Disclosure . The Disclosure includes the steps the group has taken to ensure JM is responsibly sourcing tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TGs) in financial year 2020/21.

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Johnson Matthey is firmly committed to managing its activities throughout the group so as to protect the environment and safeguard the health and safety of its employees, customers, the community and all other stakeholders.

The company’s Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) policies provide the guiding principles necessary to ensure that high standards are achieved at all sites around the world. They also afford a means of promoting continuous improvement based on risk assessment and comprehensive EHS management systems, against which all sites are audited.

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Our standards on human resources are progressive, consistent and aimed at bringing out the best in our people – we value diversity as a core component of a sustainable business.

Johnson Matthey's human resources policies are implemented through the corporate human resources standards which set requirements for operations throughout the group to follow.

These standards are generally in advance of legal requirements and provide internal consistency. They are supported by detailed regional procedures or individual business procedures. All of these policies and procedures are subject to regular review to ensure that they continue to reflect both regional best practice and local legislation. Site specific human resources policies and procedures are communicated to staff at inductions and through staff handbooks. Human resources policies and risks are examined by the Group Management Committee and the Group Policy Compliance Committee and are reported to the board.

Johnson Matthey has employment policies on equal opportunities and on training and development.

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Johnson Matthey is committed to developing a truly inclusive culture that supports diversity within our company. This is hugely important for us as we want everyone who works for us to feel included. In addition, leveraging that diversity will enhance our innovation, enabling us to create better products for our customers and a cleaner, healthier world today, and for future generations.

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Position statements

The California Transparency in Supply Chain Act of 2010 (SB 657) (the "Act") requires certain companies that manufacture or sell products in the state of California to disclose their efforts to address the issue of slavery and human trafficking in their supply chains.

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Johnson Matthey recognises that we are responsible for the impact of our business activities on the people who work for or with us and the people within the communities where we operate. We act on this responsibility by using our influence to promote and protect the human rights of all those we work with and alongside.

View our Modern Slavery Statement

Visit the page below to learn more about JM’s approach to tackling modern slavery.

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The purpose of this manual is to describe the requirements of the Johnson Matthey Supplier Management System (JM-SMS) as run by Clean Air Sector. Suppliers shall familiarise themselves with the JM-SMS and comply with its requirements.

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