Our material issues
The CSR Comittee carried out an assessment, the results of which inform future reporting and strategy. This confirmed three core priority ethical and sustainability areas for the Group during 2018 and 2019:
1) Health and safety
2) Human rights
3) Anti-bribery and corruption
The assessment reinforced the importance of G4S’ ethics, culture and values, as well as employee standards and behaviour in preventing issues and poor performance across the Group’s core priorities and other CSR matters.
The materiality matrix confirmed three core priority ethics and sustainability areas for the group during 2018 and 2019 - Health and safety, Human rights, Anti-bribery and corruption.
Health and Safety
The safety of our employees and those in our care is one of our corporate values and remains a key priority for the group.
Our respect for human rights is core to the sustainable success of our business and continues to be an important part of our risk assessment and mitigation process
Anti-bribery and Corruption
We will continue to develop and encourage a workplace culture in which all employees understand the company's standards of ethics and feel confident that they may raise ethical concerns.
Slavery and Human trafficking statement
Our Slavery & Human Trafficking Statement describes the actions we have taken to help prevent modern slavery.
The Group’s approach to corporate and social responsibility is now firmly embedded in the Group’s business processes, from employee recruitment and supplier management to bidding and contract delivery.