Equal Opportunities and Anti-Discrimination Policy

The DS Smith Group is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment.

Job applicants, employees and contingent workers will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity or any other characteristic protected by local law (“Protected Characteristics”).

The DS Smith Group is also committed to providing a respectful work environment and has a zero-tolerance approach to discrimination.

This document sets out the approach to equal opportunities and the avoidance of discrimination at work within the DS Smith Group, and the processes in place to be followed in the event of an actual or suspected breach.