We have undertaken a materiality assessment to identify, prioritise and validate those Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI) Standards that matter most to our stakeholders and our businesses. Our material topics are:

TopicDefinition
Health and safetyEmbedding a positive health and safety practices and safety culture in the workplace.
Product safety and qualityEnsuring our products are designed and manufactured to be safe and of a high quality for their intended use.
Compliance and competitive behaviourComplying with relevant legal requirements and regulations including ensuring that our practices are consistent with the values and policies of the Group and do not restrict competition contrary to the law.
InnovationChange that adds value - focusing on new ideas and processes that create value for our customers.
Equality and non-discriminationPromoting equality and non-discrimination across our employees and wider stakeholders.
Human capital and labour managementInvesting in people and culture strategies to improve employee satisfaction, capability and retention.
Sustainable procurementConsidering legal, environmental and social factors when making procurement decisions.
Water managementManaging the impacts of water use.
Climate changeThe impact of climate change on our businesses, and what we may contribute towards improving the environment and society as a whole.



Our Financial Reports contain Sustainability Reviews with more detail on each of these topics. Below are some examples of our recent sustainability efforts:

Ethical Sourcing Program

Ethical Sourcing Program

Best Places to Work

Best Places to Work

Shine a Light

Shine a Light

Water Research for Drought Proofing

Water Research for Drought Proofing

Heartland Helpers

Heartland Helpers

Circular Economy for HEV Batteries

Circular Economy for HEV Batteries

Water Treatment in Hospitals

Water Treatment in Hospitals

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