Responsibility reporting is an evolving process and one that we are developing. During the year, we appointed a manager who is responsible for sustainability reporting and messaging.
Following this, we undertook a benchmark study to understand where we need to prioritise our activity. We are in the early stages of developing our approach to sustainability, particularly in “Our People” and “Social Contribution”.
The Group is committed to ensuring that our success also brings long-term social and economic benefits to the communities and countries where we operate and we are now working on a plan for implementation during 2017.
There are four areas of sustainability focus within the business;