We are proud of our history and our traditions. Our spirit and culture has grown over the past four decades under the exemplary guidance of our founders. We are guided by our principles, values, and a strong sense of purpose.

OUR PURPOSE IS TO BE A RESPONSIBLE CHEMICAL COMPANY THAT IS VERSATILE, WORLD CLASS, AND RESPECTED GLOBALLY

Such purpose is driven by our following principles:

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE, CUSTOMER DELIGHT, PEOPLE FIRST, SUSTAINABILITY

Our ethos is dictated by our twelve core values which are:

EXECUTION, KNOWLEDGE, LEADERSHIP, COURAGE, RESPECT, OPENNESS, TEAMWORK, MOTIVATION, COMMITMENT, GOVERNANCE, ENVIRONMENT, INNOVATION

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Values

Respect

Keywords: Empathy, Kindness, Sensitivity, Diversity, Multiculturalism

We believe that everyone must be treated with respect regardless of their position, ethnicity, gender, or age. Since we operate globally across a multitude of cultures, we have to be guided by empathy and respect for cultural sensitivities. We must respect each other’s feelings, ideas, and way of life.


Openness

Keywords: Honesty, Introspection, Positive Attitude, Change

The path to excellence requires introspection, honesty, a positive attitude, accessibility, and openness to ideas and feedback. We expect employees to embrace change positively and demonstrate continuous improvement in themselves and their workplace.


Teamwork

Keywords: Sharing, Collaboration, Harmony, Winning Together

We believe in seamless teamwork. Good teams collaborate in harmony across functions, business groups, and boundaries. Teams achieve more than the sum of their parts. Teamwork is also about helping, teaching and developing each other. For teamwork to shine, every member must contribute to the maximum of his/her ability and win over challenges together.


Motivation

Keywords: Trust, Empowerment, Positive Reinforcement, Engagement

The ultimate goal of our managers and leaders is to ensure high motivation level of all employees. We believe fully motivated and engaged employees drive companies towards success. To motivate, there must be mutual trust, credible behaviors and actions, positive reinforcement, dynamic empowerment, and fair rewards.


Execution

Keywords: Planning, Review, Initiative, Persistence, Passion, Attention to Details

Our success lies in transforming strategies and plans into time bound actions and results. Perfect execution requires rigorous planning, continuous review, personal initiative, persistence, and constant attention to details.


Knowledge

Keywords: Expertise, Mentorship, Learning, Development

We aspire to be a knowledge driven company with proven expertise in our various fields of endeavor. Our endeavor is not just to be good or great, but to get constantly better. We believe in a culture of learning and development at every level of the organization. Our managers are expected to teach and mentor constantly with a spirit of sharing. We strive for continuous collection, selection, upgradation, and dissemination of knowledge.


Leadership

Keywords: Inspire, Create Value, Lead by Example, Communication, Grooming Talent

Organizations are built by strong leadership and stifled by incapable ones. Leaders lead from the front and lead by example every day, by inspiring performance, creating value, and helping others achieve new standards of achievement and excellence. We expect our leaders to embody the organization’s values and to be exceptionally good communicators. Grooming the next generation is one of their core responsibilities to achieve our growth plans and challenges.


Courage

Keywords: Bold, Risk Taking, Grace Under Fire, Sacrifice

We encourage our businesses to be forward looking and to take risks that are well managed and entrepreneurial. We believe leadership should be bold and aggressive. Commerce is riddled with unexpected challenges, and during such times of crisis, we must be calm and bravely work through the difficulties, even at personal costs and sacrifice.


Commitment

Keywords: Belongingness, Loyalty, Relationships

Nothing is more important than a sense of belonging, ownership, and strong relationships that comes from personal commitment. We strive to build strong and lasting connections based on commitment and loyalty. Our future success depends on continuing to strengthen the bonds that we have built over time.


Innovation

Keywords: Vision, Ideas, Do Things Differently, Creativity

The only constant is change itself. We cannot get ahead of others by doing things the same way as others do. Our business model must be driven by creativity, innovation and renovation. We want to see innovation across all our businesses and functions. That is the key to staying ahead.


Environment

Keywords: Safety, Sustainability, Social Responsibility

We believe in being a responsible corporate citizen and being sensitive to the physical and social world around us. We expect awareness of and compliance with the best industry and local practices for environment, health, and safety. We are sensitive to the needs of the people we serve and aspire to have a positive impact and outreach through our CSR programs. Every member of our organization must endeavor to create a positive impact and are duty bound not to cause harm.


Governance

Keywords: Ethical Conduct, Transparency, Checks & Balances, Stakeholders

Responsible governance requires ethical conduct, a commitment to transparency, prudent control systems, sharing of information, and honesty. Our actions must ultimately create value for our stakeholders. Without their support and continued trust we wouldn’t exist.