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Our Sustainability at Smiths framework defines our material ESG topics and commitments. It ensures that we focus on, and report against, those areas where we create the most value.

Sustainability impact

Defining our most important ESG topics tightens the connection with operational execution and helps us report in a transparent way. Click on each topic in the framework to find out more.

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Supply chain

A deeper understanding and ability to influence change in our multiple supply chains is becoming increasingly critical as we seek to manage risk and make progress on all aspects of ESG.

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Sustainability at Smiths
Supply chain
Icon Net Zero
Delivering Net Zero GHG
Icon Comercialising
Commercialising high-value green technologies
Icon Natural Resources
Respecting natural resources
Icon Attracting Talent
Developing and attracting talent
Icon Improving Safety
Improving safety, health and well-being
Icon Diversity
Promoting diversity, equity and inclusion
Icon Risk
Managing risk and maintaining strong and effective controls
Icon Communities
Contributing to our communities
Icon Decision Making
Effective long-term decision making and transparency
Icon Ethically
Behaving ethically and legally
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We have committed to ambitious Net Zero targets that align us with the UN’s critical global climate objectives and the ambition to limit global warming to 1.5°C.


Our unique engineering capabilities and pioneering spirit position Smiths strongly to support customers on their journeys to decarbonise and deliver next-generation efficient and sustainable infrastructure and processes.


Natural resources are finite, and we believe that all businesses have a responsibility to use them respectfully and safely – responsibly sourcing, minimising consumption and preventing pollution.


Continual assessment and management of risks, and assurance through internal controls, is an integral part of day-to-day operations at Smiths.


Behaving ethically and with integrity is a fundamental part of our culture. We also operate in some highly regulated markets and sectors which require strict adherence to local and international industry regulations.


Good quality, ethical and effective decision-making builds sustainable businesses and enables them to create long-term value for all stakeholders.


Double materiality assessment

Materiality Assessment Graph

We have completed an ESG double materiality assessment (DMA). The DMA validated our Sustainability at Smiths framework and helped to identify our best opportunities for value creation through ESG performance.

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Sustainability reporting and performance

We transparently report our performance and fully support emerging sustainability reporting obligations with which we are preparing to comply.

Sustainability at Smiths report FY2023
UN Sustainable Development Goals
ESG metrics, targets and disclosures
ESG metrics, targets and disclosures Excel
TCFD disclosure
Summary GHG inventory management plan