Policies and downloads

Please click on the links below to see our key social, environmental and ethical policies and other responsibility related downloads.


Pearson Code of Conduct
This Code outlines the principles we follow in our work.

Pearson Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) Policy
How we work and act and the standards we expect from our business partners.

Environmental Policy
Our policy sets out our commitments on environmental management.

Paper Policy
Our objectives and commitments concerning responsible paper purchasing.

Accessibility Statement
These guidelines set out the framework through which Pearson operating companies apply our approach to accessibility

Health & Safety Policy
Our global framework for health & safety management.

Pearson Social Media guidelines
These guidelines are intended to help everyone at Pearson use social media in a positive, responsible way.

Taxation principles
The principles that guide us in managing taxes at Pearson


Environmental assurance statement 2011
Prepared by Corporate Citizenship

Environmental Management System
How Pearson manages improvement of our environmental performance.

2012 Paper Purchasing Report
Describes our progress in meeting our objectives under our paper policy

Corporate Responsibility Index
Pearson’s progress in the Business in the Community CR Index.

Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Pearson was named 2011 Media Sector Sustainability Leader in the DJSI World and DJSI Europe indices.  Read the report on Pearson prepared by SAM Research AG.