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Environmental, Social and Governance

At Joseph Ash Galvanizing we believe in the importance of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives to manage risk, create long-term value for our clients, improve operational efficiency, give back to our local communities, and attract and retain new team members.


Preventing pollution and minimising environmental impacts have always been important to all team members across the Joseph Ash Group. We work to reduce waste and minimise carbon emissions throughout all stages of our business, whether collecting steelwork from a customer or dipping it into a galvanizing bath.

Here are some examples of our Environmental initiatives:

Sustainability and the circular economy

Joseph Ash Galvanizing follows the principles of a circular economy.

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Environmental management certification

Joseph Ash Galvanizing has been awarded ISO14001, the international standard for designing and implementing an environmental management system.

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‘Green initiative suppliers’

As sustainability and good emission management are critical drivers for Joseph Ash Galvanizing, we always try to look for suppliers with like-minded responsible environmental approaches.

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Decarbonisation with MODO

Joseph Ash is playing its part as the steel construction industry moves to net-zero carbon by 2050.

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Whether we’re promoting the health and safety of our colleagues and visitors, improving the talent and diversity of our teams, or positively contributing to local communities, we’re committed to enhancing our Social activities across the Joseph Ash Group.

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At Joseph Ash, our Governance revolves around transparency, accountability, and ethical behaviour. We identify, mitigate, and control business risk, complying with all applicable legislation. We carry-out all decision-making considering our values and strategy. We conduct business ethically and work with integrity. We use reputable suppliers and work with customers that support our values.

Here are some examples of our Governance initiatives:

Our chemistry, our values

Our values at Joseph Ash are collectively called ‘Our Chemistry’. This reflects our excellent relationships with each other, our clients, suppliers and partners, as well as the chemicals we use in our galvanizing processes

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We are proud to be accredited by / members of various industry bodies who hold us to high standards with compliance and pre-qualification schemes.

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Quality assurance specifications

As quality and service are cornerstones of Joseph Ash Galvanizing, all galvanizing adheres to BS EN ISO 1461 and BS EN ISO 9000 quality assurance specifications.

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Download our safe deliveries poster

Health and safety are paramount at Joseph Ash Galvanizing, and this helpful guide provides safety information to all drivers who drop off and collect loads at our plants.

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