Cookson recognises that its operations impact a wide community of stakeholders, including investors, employees, customers, business associates and local communities, and that appropriate attention to the fulfilment of its corporate responsibilities can enhance overall performance. In structuring its approach to the various aspects of corporate social responsibility, the Company takes account of guidelines and statements issued by stakeholder representatives and other regulatory bodies from around the world. Social, environmental and ethical matters are reviewed by the Board, including the impact such matters may have on the Group’s management of risk.
Particular emphasis is focused on the following areas:
Code of Conduct : requiring all Cookson’s businesses and employees to comply with the highest standards of legal and ethical behaviour.
Health, Safety and Environment : protecting the health and safety of our employees, contractors, customers and the general public and reducing energy consumption and waste in our operations.
Products and Services : developing innovative products and services which promote sustainability in our customers production processes and products.