All of our staff have embraced our committed values, vision and mission. They permeate activities and interactions right across our business from quarrying, walling, paving and facing brick design, to sales, marketing, despatch and customer service.
To be the preferred supplier of innovative hard landscaping and building products which create a sustainable built environment
To provide all of our customers, whether they be architects, hard landscaping contractors, building
contractors or homeowners with solutions that make construction better, faster and safer for all.
WORKING TOGETHER AS A TEAM, TO MAKE CONSTRUCTION BETTER, FASTER AND SAFER FOR ALL
We will make every effort to minimise any adverse impacts from our activities on the environment and promote a more sustainable built environment for future generations.
For AG, sustainability means:
- Maximising the use of renewable forms of energy wherever practical
- Minimising the carbon content of our products and activities
- Avoiding any materials going to landfill
- Leading by example
At AG we understand that being safe, healthy and happy, in and out of work, makes sense for both the company and our employees. This positive and enriching environment is further facilitated by enabling our employees to flourish and achieve their full potential. We provide a full and varied range of employee benefits too.
For AG, well being means:
- Creating a healthy, safe and sustainable environment for all
- Staff welfare
- Allowing our people to achieve their full potential
At AG, leading by example while treating others with respect is the core of what we do. We always conduct our business in an open and honest way.
For AG, integrity means:
- Doing the right thing
- Taking ownership and being accountable
- Leading by example
- Being open, honest and trustworthy
Innovation has been a cornerstone for AG for more than half a century. We have been first to market with many innovative products throughout our history and will continue to be into the future. We encourage and reward new ideas and solutions from our people.
For AG, innovation means:
- Having the courage to try
- Improving efficiency and eliminating waste
- Embracing change
At AG we put our customers – and colleagues – at the heart of everything we do. We pride ourselves on offering optimum solutions and building strong, sustainable relationships, along with providing a friendly, helpful and professional service.
For AG, customer care means:
- Treating all customers honestly and with respect
- Genuinely listening to customer needs and always being friendly and helpful
- Understanding the impact of our decisions on our customers
Alongside our everyday business activities there also exists a less obtrusive world that shares our surroundings – a world of plants, birds, mammals, invertebrates, fungi and microorganisms.
As land managers, biodiversity conservation is an important part of our environmental management at all AG sites by means of careful planning, operating and restoration.
The Directors and Management of AG recognise that day-to-day operations can impact both directly and indirectly on the environment. We aim to protect and enhance the environment through good management and by adopting best practice.
AG will continue to integrate environmental considerations into our business decisions and develop greener alternatives wherever possible, throughout our operations.
The Health and Safety At Work etc. Act 1974 (GB), Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (NI) and the Safety, Health and Welfare Act 2005 (No. 10 of 2005) (ROI) highlight the duty of all concerned in industry and commerce to play their part, in securing the health, safety and welfare of persons at work, and protecting the community at large against risks to health or safety arising out of or in connection with the activities of persons at work.
Modern slavery is a heinous crime that affects communities and individuals across the globe. That is why the transparency in supply chains provision in the Modern Slavery Act 2015 is so vital in our fight against this evil.
We take our corporate social responsibility very seriously, and will not condone any form of slavery or human trafficking within our organisation. We endeavour to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place within our directly employed workforce, or any of our supply chain.