CSR Policies

Staircase in blackened stainless steel with over-wax finish for Google, 6 Pancras Square, London, UK - Architects: AHMM - Main contractor: ISG - Staircase fabrication, installation and finishing: John Desmond Ltd - Structural engineers for John Desmond Ltd: AECOM - Showing view from below the stairs. Photography by Tim Soar

Staircase in blackened stainless steel with over-wax finish for Google, 6 Pancras Square, London, UK
Architects: AHMM
Main contractor: ISG
Staircase fabrication, installation and finishing: John Desmond Ltd
Structural engineers for John Desmond Ltd: AECOM
Showing view from below the stairs.
Photography by Tim Soar

John Desmond Ltd Policies for the Environment, Humanity and Ethical Behaviour

Our stance against Modern Day Slavery

Our Anti-Slavery Policy Statement reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.

Our Policy is in accordance with Section 54 of The Modern Slavery Act, you can read it here.

Corporate Social Responsibility

John Desmond Ltd recognises that conducting its business in a way that minimises environmental impact, promotes positive interaction with the community and accords with sound ethical standards brings benefits to all concerned. The prosperity of our business and of the communities with which we engage requires a long-term commitment to the sustainable management of our activities.

We have made that commitment and you can read our Policy here.

Anti-Bribery

Bribery is offering, promising, giving, accepting or soliciting of an advantage as an inducement for action which is illegal or a breach of trust. It is our policy to conduct all of our business in an honest and ethical manner. We are committed to acting professionally, fairly and with integrity in all our business dealings and relationships wherever we operate and implementing and enforcing effective systems to counteract bribery.

You can read our Policy here.

Bullying and Harassment

John Desmond Ltd is committed to encouraging and maintaining good employee relations within a working environment which fosters team working and encourages employees to give of their best. The Company has a “Zero Tolerance” policy and will investigate vigorously any allegations of bullying or harassment, regardless of whether the matter has been raised formally or informally.

You can read our Policy on Bullying and Harassment here.

Environmental Policy

The main objective of John Desmond Ltd is to maintain the confidence of all stakeholders by demonstrating our commitment by continual improvement to comply with all relevant environmental legislation, minimise pollution, resource and waste where feasible, through continual improvement of performance in all areas of the company. In order to achieve this commitment the company will wherever practical, employing the principles of reduction, recovery, re-use and recycling.

You can read our Environmental Policy Statement here

Equality Policy

John Desmond Ltd is multicultural and supports the principle of equality of opportunity in employment. Furthermore the Company will take every step to ensure that individuals – whether employed or seeking employment – are treated equally such that decisions in the areas of recruitment, selection, training and promotion are based solely upon job-based criteria.

You can read our full Policy on Equality here