At CRH, our values unite us in the way we work, every day,
all over the world.

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Put Safety First

We value safety.
We protect and look out for each other.
Safety is a shared, uncompromised value.

At CRH, safety is a constant priority and we are united in our common goal – that nobody gets hurt at work.

Our culture of safety is driven by management throughout every level of the organisation as we strive to ensure that all our employees go home safe and well to their families at the end of each working day.

94% of our locations were accident free in 2021.

Continuously create value

We constantly seek new and sustainable ways to take on challenges and improve every day for the benefit of our shareholders, customers, employees and the communities in which we operate.

At CRH, we believe that our constant drive to create value throughout every part of our business sets us apart.

Our business is organised to achieve operational excellence, performance and growth. We are relentlessly focused on continuous improvement and building better businesses. We are committed to delivering best-in-class returns for all stakeholders.

Since 1970 we've delivered 15.5% compound annual shareholder return.

Do what we say and lead with integrity

We do the right things in the right way, we comply with the law and work responsibly. We are ethical and honest.

We take great pride in being a responsible operator and in doing things right.

We are committed to operating our global business to the highest ethical, moral and legal standards. Everything we do is guided by our Code of Business Conduct and our Regulatory Compliance and Ethics programme.

At CRH, we believe there is never a good business reason to do the wrong thing.

Operate locally, but act as one company

Working locally, but together as one, our entrepreneurial spirit is built on a determination to succeed, to seize opportunities, win customers and grow our businesses.

At CRH we strive to maintain the strength and heritage of our local brands while leveraging our global reputation and expertise.

We operate as three integrated platforms of scale, driven by a strong strategic centre, delivering locally for our customers through our family of businesses around the world.

We are both local and global.

Build enduring relationships

We are straight talkers, down-to-earth, open and trustworthy.
We develop partnerships, handshake by handshake, that stand the test of time.

At CRH, we work as a team and we value highly our people and our business relationships.

We place a strong emphasis on training and development for our people, at all levels, as we know that our people are critical to sustaining our competitive advantage and long-term success.

We foster inclusion and diversity and are committed to recruiting and developing talented leaders to guide our evolving and growing business.