Koppers Corporate Values
Koppers is a global organization and operates three core businesses: Carbon Materials and Chemicals, Railroad Products and Services, and Performance Chemicals.
We updated our Corporate Values in January 2015 to better represent how we conduct ourselves with one another and with our customers, shareholders, partners, the community, and others.
In addition to our financial performance, Koppers is accountable for employee health and safety, stewardship of the environment, support for local communites, and the ability to deliver innovative solutions for our customers.
Creating safe and environmentally responsible solutions that solve our customer’s most important challenges and result in superior performance for shareholders.
To be recognized as the standard bearer for safely delivering customer focused solutions primarily through the development and application of technologies to enhance wood.
At Koppers, Customer Focus is an integral part of our Corporate Values. These values represent how we conduct ourselves with one another and with our customers, suppliers, shareholders, community members and other stakeholders. They are vital for achieving our vision to be recognized as the standard bearer for safely delivering customer focused solutions primarily through the development and application of technologies to enhance wood.
As part of our dedication to Customer Fcus, Koppers will not compromise on the safety, compliance and quality of our products and services. This commitment requires that all employees understand their responsibility in achieving our quality objectives and feel empowered to take action in order to protect our customers or any others who may be affected.
Our Quality Policy summarizes the essential elements of our commitment to excellence and includes:
- Fostering a quality culture with the objective of manufacturing and providing superior products that meet customer specifications,
- Complying with relevant laws and regulations as well as all company policies and procedures,
- Challenging ourselves to continuously improve the quality management system by regularly reviewing quality objectives and results,
- Encouraging participation in quality responsibilities among all employees through standards, education, training, supervision and effective communication.
The Quality Policy is implemented through the application of Koppers Quality Management System. Koppers is committed to providing the required leadership, management and resources in order to ensure we achieve our quality objectives.