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Strategic Framework

Why

Creating sustainable infrastructure and safe transport through innovation

Where?

Macro drivers

  • Increasing population
  • Urbanisation
  • Climate change
  • Increasing health and
    safety regulations

Market drivers

  • Sustainable materials
  • Decarbonisation
  • Infrastructure safety
  • Enabling technology
  • Vision Zero

Applications
and niches

  • Systematic process
  • Faster growing niche
    opportunities
  • Critical applications

How?

organic growth

  • Autonomous operating model
  • Agility/proximity to market
  • Premium on talent
  • Innovation

Portfolio management

  • Disciplined M&A
    • Fit with purpose and market drivers
    • Strategic rationale
    • Fast growing niche markets
    • Credible organic growth plan
  • Targeted disposals

ESG

  • Protecting the world
  • Saving and enhancing lives
  • Sustainable governance

Financial model

  • Organic profit growth/strong cash conversion
  • Conservative financial leverage
  • Allocate capital to high growth/return opportunities (M&A and organic)
  • 2.5x underlying earnings dividend policy

What?

Superior long-term stakeholder value