Annual Report 2013

Vision & Values

Our Vision

A global leader in brands and technologies.

Our Values

We put our customers at the center of what we do.

We anticipate, respond to and meet our customers’ and consumers’ expectations by providing the best value, quality, and most innovative brands and technologies.

We value, challenge and reward our people.

We treat each other with respect and dignity and develop our capabilities. We expect everyone to take personal responsibility and perform to high standards. We rely on each other for our success as a company.

We drive excellent sustainable financial performance.

We are a performance-driven company committed to growing the value of our business and providing a competitive return to our shareholders.

We are committed to leadership in sustainability.

We provide products, technologies and processes that meet the highest standards. We are committed to the safety and health of our employees, the protection of the environment and the quality of life in the communities in which we operate.

We build our future on our family business foundation.

We value the continuity of our purpose and vision based on our long history of success and a strong focus on our values. We are guided by our long-term vision which rests on a fair entrepreneurial spirit and a solid financial basis.