Investing in Integrity (IiI) is proud to announce that Carillion plc has achieved the Investing in Integrity chartermark as a result of successful completion of the rigorous IiI accreditation process.
Investing in Integrity (IiI) is a Charter Mark, founded in 2012, and designed to enable an organisation to reassure its key stakeholders that its business can demonstrate a commitment to act with integrity at all times. IiI is available to organisations of all types and sizes.
Carillion plc underwent an independent assessment, carried out by Investing in Integrity partner, GoodCorporation, having first completed a comprehensive on-line self-assessment of their ethical policies, procedures and practices. This two stage process is a requirement of full accreditation and involved site visits, staff interviews, employee surveys and a review of documentation.
Richard Howson, Carillion Chief Executive said: “Carillion is an ethical business built on integrity and trust. We recognise that our reputation and future success are dependent upon acting to the highest ethical standards. We are absolutely delighted to be the first company in our sector to have achieved the Investing in Integrity charter mark in recognition of our commitment to our strong Values and high ethical standards. This is a fantastic achievement and it will help to support our continued growth and development at a time when good corporate governance, a strong reputation and high ethical standards have never been more important to retaining and securing work.”
Philippa Foster Back CBE, Director, Institute of Business Ethics said: “By signing up to IiI Carillion has begun a continuing journey which will be both challenging and rewarding. They have worked hard across their businesses in the UK, Middle East and Canada to gain accreditation. By achieveing IiI, Carillion have demonstrated that they are serious about behaving ethically as a business wherever they operate. ”
Simon Culhane FCSI, Chief Executive , Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment said: “Being able publicly to demonstrate a commitment to acting with integrity has never been more valuable and we congratulate Carillion plc on the award of the IiI Chartermark”