Morgan Advanced Materials

ESG policies

We are committed to a sustainable future. Our aim is to ensure that our products and manufacturing processes are designed, built and managed in a way that enhances their value to society and our environment. 

Read our policies and practices to learn how our ESG approach is governed.

Health and safety policy

Our health and safety policy provides all our locations with minimum standards, advice and guidance. Our minimum standard is based on current requirements from the UK and US legislative codes and associated best practice. If a local in-country standard is higher than these, the sites are required to achieve the local standard.

The compliance audit programme is conducted against the health and safety framework, systems and KPIs, with a focus on high-risk items. All our manufacturing facilities are reviewed on a four-year rolling cycle.

Morgan Code

The Morgan Code is a foundational component of our ethics and compliance programme. The 'Code' is a set of principles supported by policies that lay out how we must conduct ourselves, in support of our people, our communities, our business partners and our shareholders.

The 'Code' applies to all employees and, to the extent appropriate, to Morgan’s business partners including agents, joint venture partners and other third-party representatives.

UK Corporate Governance Code

For further information on Morgan Advanced Materials plc’s compliance with the UK Corporate Governance Code, please refer to pages 89 to 92 of the 2023 Annual Report.

Tax policy

The Group’s business activities incur a substantial amount and variety of taxes including corporate income taxes, excise duties, employment and other taxes. The Group also collects and pays employee taxes and other indirect taxes such as VAT. The Group is committed to complying with tax laws in the jurisdictions in which it does business. The Group works closely with tax authorities and supports initiatives to increase trust in the tax systems around the world. The Group’s tax strategy applies to all group entities. Download our Tax Policy.

Board and Committee Structure

The Board of Directors is collectively responsible for promoting the success of the Company consistent within its Articles of Association, regulatory requirements and good Corporate Governance.

Find out more about our directors.

The principal committees which support the Board in its functions are as follows:

  • Executive Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Nomination Committee
  • Remuneration Committee

Download the latest structure chart detailing the board, its committees and their members.

Board Committees and Terms of Reference

Find out more about our Board and committees terms of reference.

Monitoring and assurance

The Board has overall responsibility for establishing and maintaining a sound system of internal control to safeguard shareholders’ investment and the Group’s assets, and for reviewing the effectiveness of such system.

Find out more about our internal controls and assurance.

Policies and control practices

Supporting the principles of the Morgan Code are a suite of Group policies, including Bribery Corruption and Facilitation Payments, Competition Law and Anti-Trust, Trade Controls, and Information Security.

Find out more about our policies and control practices.

Board Inclusion and Diversity Policy

The Board recognises the value of having a diverse range of skills, experience and thinking on which to draw. For good governance and decision making it is vital to have a mix of people from different backgrounds who can offer diverse perspectives, industry and market experience and who can challenge effectively from an independent standpoint.

Download our Board Inclusion and Diversity Policy.

Modern Slavery statement

The Morgan Group is committed to conducting business legally, ethically, and with integrity wherever we operate. We do not condone any form of slavery, forced or compulsory labour, or human trafficking in our operations.

Find out more about our tackling modern slavery at Morgan.

Gender Pay Gap Report

Recruiting and retaining the best people from the widest possible talent pool is a priority at Morgan Advanced Materials, and that is why our gender diversity matters.

Read our latest Gender Pay Gap Report.

Human Rights Policy

As an international business, the Group supports the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the Group’s Human Rights Policy applies to all our businesses worldwide.

Find out more about human rights at Morgan.

Supplier Code of Conduct

We behave ethically in our interactions with our suppliers, seeking to build long term relationships with trust at the centre. We seek to ensure our suppliers operate in a responsible way.

The Morgan Supplier Code of Conduct defines the minimum standards that must be met by our suppliers, vendors, subcontractors and contract manufacturers.

Conflict Minerals Policy

Morgan Advanced Materials ("Morgan") complies with all laws related to conflict minerals and does not support sourcing of conflict minerals originating from countries that are involved in or contributing to illegal armed groups, human rights violations, or financial wrongdoings. Morgan has confirmed through a review request of each of our manufacturing operations and a review of current procurement mechanisms that the materials we source to produce our products do not include and are not composed of, conflict minerals.

View our Conflict Minerals Policy.