About our business

Through its operations around the world, across building and infrastructure sectors, Laing O’Rourke’s 2025 mission will see the business secure its position as the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry.

With a heritage that draws on 170 years’ experience and a diverse group of vertically integrated businesses, Laing O’Rourke has helped forge cities, communities and economies.

We attract and develop the very best people. Our 13,000 people across the UK, Australia, and the Middle East deliver engineering innovation, project leadership and certainty for our clients on the world’s most complex and challenging buildings and infrastructure.

More information about Laing O’Rourke can be found here.

Doing the right thing: Our Global Code of Conduct

Our reputation for acting safely and responsibly is critical to running a successful and growing business that generates value for all our stakeholders. Our 2025 mission to become the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry requires that we maintain and continue to build our reputation. At Laing O’Rourke we undertake to do business the right way, not business at any price.

This means that everyone directly employed by us is expected to follow the Global Code of Conduct and we require anyone acting or working on our behalf, such as consultants, partners, affiliates, sub-contractors and suppliers, to follow and uphold the intent of the standards set out in the Code.

The Code outlines our commitment to upholding the human rights of all those who work with us.

Global Code of Conduct

View our code of conduct

“Doing the Right Thing”

Laing O'Rourke anti-slavery and human trafficking statements for financial year 20/21

These statements set out the steps taken by the Laing O’Rourke Group to prevent modern slavery and human trafficking in our global operations.

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement, UK FY2021

Modern Slavery Statement, Australia FY2021