Report of the Directors
Business Review

Performance Highlights

Johnson Matthey
had a challenging year in 2012/13 however the group has made continued progress in
building a sustainable business and in delivering innovative high technology products.

        Year to 31st March  
        2013 2012 % change
Financial          
  Revenue £ million   10,729 12,023 -11
  Sales excluding precious metals (sales) £ million   2,676 2,679
  Profit before tax £ million   354.9 409.3 -13
  Total earnings per share pence   134.6 148.7 -9
  Underlying1:          
  Profit before tax £ million   389.2 426.0 -9
  Earnings per share pence   150.0 153.7 -2
  Dividends per share:          
  Ordinary pence   57.0 55.0 +4
  Special pence   100.0  
Social          
  Average number of employees     10,498 9,914 +6
  Voluntary employee turnover %   6.5 6.4
  Training spend per employee £   433 335 +29
  Charitable donations £ thousands   615 645 -5
Health and Safety          
  Greater than three day accidents per 1,000 employees   2.68 2.382 +13
  Total accident rate per 1,000 employees   4.97 6.002 -17
  Occupational illness cases per 1,000 employees   2.7 3.5 -23
Environment          
  Energy consumption thousands GJ   4,648 4,726 -2
  Global warming potential thousand tonnes CO2 equivalent   413 417 -1
  Total waste tonnes   110,448 120,363 -8
  Water consumption thousands m3   2,444 2,201 +11
  Total acid gas emissions tonnes SO2 equivalent   334 444 -25
1
Before amortisation of acquired intangibles, major impairment and restructuring charges, profit or loss on disposal of businesses and, where relevant, related tax effects.
2
Restated.
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