Governance Sustainability

Prosperous and purposeful business.

ESG involves the management, oversight, and accountability of a company’s operations and decision-making processes. Good governance requires that ESG considerations are integrated into all decision-making processes, from strategy development to operational execution.

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Good governance

ASM is committed to operating in a responsible and ethical manner, with transparency, accountability, and fairness.

Good governance at ASM involves board accountability and oversight, stakeholder engagement, robust ESG reporting, compliance with regulations and standards, and ESG integration into decision-making. Good governance at ASM helps to minimise risks, ensure compliance with laws and regulations, and build trust with stakeholders.

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Professional standards

Cultivating and maintaining professional standards is inherent in ASM’s DNA.

ASM promotes responsible and sustainable practices to enhance its reputation and create long-term value.

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Inclusion and equality

We provide equal opportunities and are committed to the principle of equality in accordance with legislative provisions.

The terms equality, inclusion and diversity are at the heart of policy. We will actively support diversity and inclusion and ensure that all employees are valued and treated with dignity and respect. We want to encourage everyone in our business to reach their potential.

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Employee development

Our continuous training programmes, giving staff maximum opportunity for personal growth and career development, while supporting business goals, are integral to achieving high staff retention rates and positive morale amongst the ASM team.

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International standards

ASM is leading the way in standards compliance, as the business currently holds accreditations for:

ASM is also certified to the VRA UK Standard for Reclaimed Parts and is accredited to FORS silver standard (no. 100892).

Sustainable supply chain accountability

ASM Auto Recycling recognises that it has a responsibility to take a robust approach to slavery and human trafficking. We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business.

Our Anti-Slavery Policy reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships. It extends to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.

Modern Slavery Policy

Corporate Social Responsibility

Information Security Policy

Learn about ASM’s three pillars of sustainable practices

What ESG means in practice for ASM – its environmental impact, its social value and its governing principles.


ASM Auto Recycling has set near-term company-wide emission reduction targets in line with climate science with the SBTi.


As a local business, we are committed to giving back to our community. We are proud to support local charities and organisations.


ASM is committed to operating in a responsible and ethical manner, with transparency, accountability and fairness.