How we run Compass

The Group's Governance Framework provides the basis by which we ensure that the company has the proper policies, procedures and controls in place to run the business in a legal, ethical and responsible way.

This framework sets out policies that are mandatory for all Group businesses and form the foundation for local policies and practices.

We are committed to working within the laws and regulations of all the countries in which we operate. In the absence of adequate laws and regulations, we will adopt recognised international standards of best practice and promote these in our business operations.

Our commitment to setting the highest standards for responsible business practice is underpinned by a global framework of policies and measures and is implicit in our Vision and Values, our Code of Business Conduct and Code of Ethics and our Group policies.

The management structure of the Group sets out clear roles, accountabilities and levels of authority within our overall corporate governance framework.

We have a highly experienced Group Board and Executive Committee. The Group Board sets the company’s strategy and policies, and monitors progress towards meeting our objectives. This includes regular reviews of financial performance and critical business issues. The Executive Committee combines functional and operational expertise in managing the performance of the business to meet our strategic and financial goals.

Our Vision and Values framework captures the spirit of Compass and what differentiates us – what we want to be, what we believe is important and what we want to be known for. This guides our everyday decisions, actions and behaviours.