Our five Total Commitments are designed to address the needs and interests of our stakeholders.


2019 Responsible business report

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Protecting people

Protecting people

Our number one priority is to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of everyone connected to our business.

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Developing people

Developing people

We’re nurturing an inclusive work environment where everyone can gain the skills they need to achieve their personal ambitions and drive the business forward.

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Improving the environment

Improving the environment

We’re acting to combat climate change by reducing our carbon emissions and we’ll continue innovating to reduce air pollution, plastic use and waste.

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Working together with our supply chain

Working together with our supply chain

We’ve built loyalty with our trusted supply chain partners and use local resources wherever possible. This ensures consistent quality, innovation and sustainability.

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Enhancing communities

Enhancing communities

We’re engaging with communities, consulting on our projects, employing locally and working with schools and colleges to create opportunities.

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Protecting people

Protecting people

Our number one priority is to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of everyone connected to our business.

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Developing people

Developing people

We’re nurturing an inclusive work environment where everyone can gain the skills they need to achieve their personal ambitions and drive the business forward.

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Improving the environment

Improving the environment

We’re acting to combat climate change by reducing our carbon emissions and we’ll continue innovating to reduce air pollution, plastic use and waste.

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Working together with our supply chain

Working together with our supply chain

We’ve built loyalty with our trusted supply chain partners and use local resources wherever possible. This ensures consistent quality, innovation and sustainability.

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Enhancing communities

Enhancing communities

We’re engaging with communities, consulting on our projects, employing locally and working with schools and colleges to create opportunities.

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Protecting people

Protecting people

Our number one priority is to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of everyone connected to our business.

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Developing people

Developing people

We’re nurturing an inclusive work environment where everyone can gain the skills they need to achieve their personal ambitions and drive the business forward.

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Improving the environment

Improving the environment

We’re acting to combat climate change by reducing our carbon emissions and we’ll continue innovating to reduce air pollution, plastic use and waste.

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Working together with our supply chain

Working together with our supply chain

We’ve built loyalty with our trusted supply chain partners and use local resources wherever possible. This ensures consistent quality, innovation and sustainability.

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Enhancing communities

Enhancing communities

We’re engaging with communities, consulting on our projects, employing locally and working with schools and colleges to create opportunities.

Our Total Commitments are aligned to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all.  

About each Total Commitment...

Protecting people
Developing people
Improving the environment
Working together with our supply chain
Enhancing communities

Integrity
Protecting people

0.08 accident frequency rate in 2019.

Material issues 

Health and safety

Wellbeing
Sustainable Development Goal

Goal 082x

Protecting people performance

KPI 2019 Performance 2020 Target
Reduction in lost time incidents¹ against a 2018 baseline of 156 16%

15%

1 Incidents resulting in absence from work for a minimum of one working day, excluding the day the incident occurred.

Empowerment
Developing people

281 apprentices and new graduates in 2019, while 34% of our employees have been with us for six or more years.

Material issues 

Training and developing employees
Employee engagement
Diversity and inclusion
Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 082xGoal 102x

Developing people performance

KPI 2019 Performance 2020 Target
Average training days per employee 4.1 days
(2018: 3.2 days)
4.0 days
Employees leaving voluntarily 11.7%
(2018: 12.5%)
12.0%
Median gender pay gap at 5 April 2019 31.2%
(2018: 32.0%)
31.0%

 

TC Enviroment
Improving the environment

We achieved an A- 'Leadership' score for our carbon disclosure from CDP in 2019 - for the fourth year running. 

Material issues
Climate change
Waste management
Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 112xGoal 122xGoal 132x

Improving the environment performance

KPI 2019 Performance 2020 Target
Reduction in Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions¹ from 2016 baseline 13% 
(2018: 11%)
5%
Reduction in Scope 3 emissions from 2016 baseline

4% 
(2018: 12%)

2%
Reduction in emissions from our vehicle fleet from 2016 baseline 6% 
(new KPI)
5%
Waste diverted from landfill 95%
(2018: 95%)
94%
1 Scope 1: direct emissions from owned or controlled sources; Scope 2: indirect emissions from purchased energy; Scope 3: all other indirect emissions that occur in our value chain.

TC Supply Chain
Working together with our supply chain

389 suppliers are members of the Morgan Sindall Supply Chain Family.

Material issue
Supplier engagement
Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 112xGoal 122x

Working together with our supply chain performance

 

KPI 2019 Performance 2020 Target
Invoices paid within 60 days¹ 97%
(2018: 78%)
85%
Suppliers registered with the Supply Chain Sustainability School 2,382
(2018: 2,116)
2,500
Suppliers (by spend) signed up to Group-wide agreements 67%
(2018: 69%)
78%
1 Based on the data of our Construction & Infrastructure division.

TC Communities
Enhancing communities

401 apprentices drawn from local communities through our projects in 2019.

Material issues
Opportunities for young people
Community engagement
Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 082xGoal 112x

Enhancing communities performance

KPI 2019 Performance 2020 Target
Projects running LM3¹ over the last 12 months 63
(2018: 39)
40

1 Local Multiplier 3 (LM3) is a tool which measures how every pound spent by the Group with suppliers, subcontractors and employees can benefit the local community.  It does this by calculating where and how the money is re-spent and what proportion remains local.