200 Years of Inspiring Science at Johnson Matthey

04:00 EDT 20 Jun 2017 | 3blmedia - Health

SOURCE: ReportAlert


Johnson Matthey, one of the longest-trading businesses in the FTSE 100, celebrates its 200th anniversary this year. A global leader in science and technology, the company was founded in London by Percival Norton Johnson in 1817 as a gold assaying business.
Johnson Matthey's vision is for a world that‘s cleaner and healthier; today and for future generations. It uses science to enable global solutions for clean air, improved health and make the most efficient use of natural resources, investing in R&D to develop products that make a positive contribution to the planet and a real difference to people’s lives.

Johnson Matthey has published its integrated 2017 Annual Report which covers all aspects of the company’s financial and non-financial performance. The report explains how Johnson Matthey delivers long term growth for its stakeholders by applying inspiring science to enhance life. It combines the company’s financial, social, environmental and governance performance and reflects the Global Reporting Initiative standard for non-financial data together with those issues which Johnson Matthey believes have a material impact on its business.

Growing responsibly continues to be a key element of the group’s strategy for building a sustainable business. The integrated report reflects the group’s values and determination to grow sustainably based on its scientific expertise. More than 90% of group sales come from products that benefit the environment, people's health or conserve natural resources.  

Highlights in the report include:

  • Details of Johnson Matthey’s strategy to deliver sustainable growth using its existing market leading technologies, and through developing next generation technologies to meet the global challenges from the areas of clean air, efficient use of natural resources and health.
  • A review of financial, social, environmental and governance performance.
  • An introduction to some of the ways that Johnson Matthey uses science to create innovative products that enhance life.
  • An overview of the group’s approach to growing responsibly, including a final update on progress towards the targets set in its Sustainability 2017 Vision.

Johnson Matthey works with customers and partners across markets from pharmaceutical and medical to automotive, industrial and chemical production.  It has operations in over 30 countries and employs around 13,000 people worldwide.  
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