Johnson Matthey's 2017 Annual Report covers all aspects of the company's financial and non-financial performance including progress on our sustainability targets

Performance Highlights

Performance highlights

Johnson Matthey delivered an improving performance in 2016/17, with stronger second half and full year results in line with expectations.

Swipe through to see performance highlights for 2016/17.

Financial

Financial

  • Sales excluding precious metals of £3,578 million
  • Profit before tax of £481.7 million
  • Earnings per share of 209.1 pence
  • Ordinary dividend per share of 75.0 pence
Social

Social

  • Average number of employees:
    12,214, -2%
  • Voluntary employee turnover:
    8.9%, +29%
  • Lost Time Injury and Illness1:
    0.49, +32%
  • Occupational illnesses:
    1.00 per 1,000, +11%

1 Per 200,000 working hours in a rolling year.

Environment

Environment

  • Carbon footprint
    509 thousand tonnes CO 2 equivalent, +6%
  • Energy consumption
    5,136 thousands GJ, +1%
  • Waste to landfill
    6,894 tonnes, +253%
  • Water withdrawal
    2,643 thousand cubic metres, +1%
Robert quote

Chief Executive statement

This has been a year of further progress; strengthening our business, implementing our strategy and delivering financial results in line with expectations.

Robert MacLeod, Chief Executive

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Chairman's Statement

Chairman's Statement

Tim Stevenson gives an overview of performance, strategic focus, talent, culture and values


Chief Executive's Statement

Chief Executive's Statement

Chief Executive Robert MacLeod gives an overview of the group's performance in 2016/17


Downloads

Downloads

Download our 2017 Annual Report or order a printed copy


Inspiring science, enhancing life

Inspiring science, enhancing life

In 2017, Johnson Matthey's inspiring science reaches far and wide. Our technologies are making the world a cleaner, healthier place, and improving people's lives.

Swipe on and be inspired by the positive impacts of our science today and its potential for the future.

Cleaner air

Cleaner air

One in every three new cars carries an emission control catalyst from Johnson Matthey. That's millions of cars.

Our catalysts stop around 20 million tonnes of pollutants in their tracks every year - a breath of fresh air for people all over the world.

Finding the remedy

Finding the remedy

Active pharmaceutical ingredients are the constituents of pills and other medications that do all the work, whether it's attacking cancer cells, regulating a heartbeat or combating severe pain.

Our chemistry helps relieve symptoms in millions of people each year.

Making more from less

Making more from less

Populations are growing all over the world, placing ever greater demands on food production and the manufacture of agricultural products such as fertilisers.

With Johnson Matthey technology, our customers produce fertilisers that help cultivate millions of tonnes of produce each year.

Charging forward

Charging forward

Electric vehicles are on their way and we're developing advanced new materials for battery cells in hybrid and full electric cars.

Our materials are already helping to reduce CO2 emissions from cars. It's a long journey to pollution-free roads, but we're getting there.

Breaking the silence

Breaking the silence

Cochlear implants, consisting of vital platinum components, can change deaf people's lives in the most profound way.

Last year alone, thousands of men, women and children were able to hear for the first time by using this technology containing our platinum strips and wire.

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Sustainability

Sustainability

Sustainability is key to our strategy for continued growth


Risk and Uncertainties

Risk and Uncertainties

Identifying and managing risks to deliver our strategy


JM at 200

JM at 200

Look back on Johnson Matthey's rich history as we celebrate our 200th anniversary