As a global organisation, our ability to attract and retain the very best people from around the world is essential for delivering on our strategic goals. The 25,000 plus colleagues who come together within Kerry’s innovative and entrepreneurial culture are a key source of competitive advantage, and central to our ongoing success. In an increasingly competitive landscape for talent, and amidst changing employee expectations, Kerry is focused on creating a safe and inclusive workplace, where people can thrive. We recognise that delivering on our goals requires a positive working environment, where people feel valued. We understand the need for the appropriate policies and procedures to promote employee wellbeing, and to protect and enhance the Group’s reputation, and we know that by engaging people more fully we can realise a shared ambition for success.
Under the Workplace pillar, we are building an environment where people develop their potential and feel empowered to succeed. We do this through the way we conduct our business, reward talent, provide prospects to grow and give people the opportunity to make a difference.
At Kerry, we truly value our individual uniqueness and we come together to uphold our shared commitments to ‘lead to better’ for our customers, our people and our shareholders. As such, we nurture an inclusive and collaborative team environment where we deliver with excellence and embrace our entrepreneurial spirit to create new growth and sustainable value for our customers. Our core values are:
At Kerry, doing business with integrity is fundamental to the way we operate and the foundation for our long term success. Business results must always be achieved ethically and legally and the Group’s comprehensive Code of Conduct clearly defines the standards and expectations set for all Kerry colleagues.
Kerry is a non-partisan organisation and Group businesses are prohibited from supporting political parties, either directly or indirectly. The Group or its constituent businesses do not make financial contributions to political parties, political candidates or public officials.
The Group has detailed polices around Fraud, Bribery, Money Laundering, Lobbying and much more to help inform and direct employee behaviour. We also provide a facility for employees and third parties with concerns to report these anonymously. The ‘Express a Concern’ facility is a confidential reporting system available online or by telephone in more than 100 languages. www.kerrygroup.ethicspoint.com