What matters most

Our strategy is built across the four pillars of responsible business; economic, social, environment and governance. Our focus areas target the issues that matter most to our internal and external stakeholders.

Pillars

Values

Focus
Areas

Economic

Responsible
Growth

Financial Performance
Generating economic benefits for our employees, shareholders, and local communities.


Innovation
Encouraging ongoing innovation in product development and application to keep our businesses competitive and sustainable.

Environment

Conserving
and Protecting

Minimizing Impact
Seeking to understand and reduce the impact of our activities, while developing innovative products to help protect the environment.


Product Sustainability
Supplying safe, sustainable products, designed to meet the needs of society now and in the future, while minimizing their environmental impact.

Governance

Leading
by Example

Legal Compliance
Understanding that honest, ethical and transparent conduct is vital to our success and reputation. Every employee plays an essential part in complying with local and national laws, rules and regulations.


Third Party Management
Ensuring our supply chain complies with legal, ethical and social requirements, while also finding opportunities for environmental improvement and economic efficiency.

Working Towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

In September 2015, the United Nations adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that address the world’s most important economic, social and environmental challenges. Underpinning these goals are 169 associated indicators that are used to support their implementation and to monitor progress.

The SDGs are the result of years of multi-stakeholder engagement between governments, Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) and businesses. The private sector plays an important role in achieving the SDGs and our work contributes to a number of the goals. Following an internal review, we have identified thirteen goals that we can directly contribute towards:

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