Information on CRH's key governance principles and practices can be found below.

The Company’s Memorandum of Association sets out the objects and powers of the Company. The Articles of Association detail the rights attaching to each share class; the method by which the Company's shares can be purchased or re-issued; the provision which apply to the holding of and voting at general meetings; and the rules relating to the Directors, including their appointment, retirement, re-election, duties and powers.

The Corporate Governance report contains details of CRH’s governance structures and highlights the main areas of focus for the Board during 2022.

Details of CRH’s general governance practices are set out in the Governance Appendix.

Details of CRH’s current remuneration policy, which was approved by shareholders at the 2022 Annual General Meeting, is set out in the Directors’ Remuneration Policy.

In order to ensure the independence and objectivity of the external auditor, the Audit Committee has put in place a policy on the provision of audit and non-audit services by the external auditor.