Corporate culture is a key component of the core competitiveness of a company and the driving force for its growth. Sinopec corporate culture comprises the spirit of “strengthening the petrochemical industry” as well as such fine traditions as being hard-working, meticulous, honest, faithful and committed. Such corporate culture supports Sinopec to ride over hard times and grow stronger. Sinopec continues to develop its corporate culture based on the fine traditions and guided by a vision of innovative, coordinated, green, open and shared development, so as to achieve sustainable and healthy growth.
The fundamental purpose of and reason for the existence of a company is outlined in its corporate mission. We strive to help people achieve their aspirations for a better life by providing society with cutting-edge technologies, premium products and quality services. We will continue our path towards green and low-carbon sustainable development. Through our production methods, we aim to transform our practices and shape the industry structure so that they help conserve resources and protect the environment. We aim to grow our company together with our stakeholders and strive to ensure that our success is beneficial to all.
Corporate vision is the long-term development plan, which defines the growth targets and blueprints of a company. Sinopec is committed to the following four aspects in realizing its corporate vision:
Being sustainable. It implements the development strategies of value-oriented, innovation-driven, resources-optimized, open cooperation, green and low carbon growth. Adjusting itself to the new business environment, Sinopec speeds up its transformation and restructuring to improve effectiveness and quality of products so as to sustain its profitability and competitiveness in business.
Bringing benefits to all. It prioritizes technology and puts people first in providing high quality products, technologies and services. It endeavors to be a responsible and respectable company to its employees, clients, shareholders, the general public as well as the people in the host countries of its business operations.
Being green and highly energy-efficient. With its strength in the core business of energy and chemicals, Sinopec endeavors to explore the new energies of shale gas, geothermal energy and biomass. It advances the technologies in green and low-carbon energy, environment-friendly new materials and the clean use of coal.
Being a leader. Being a leader is not only in business scale, but also in the quality of products, efficiency, corporate culture and image, international competitiveness, and market-oriented operations. Benchmarking these world leading standards, Sinopec is making unremitting efforts to become a world leading company with high-efficiency governance, leading corporate culture, advanced market-oriented and international operations as well as leading technologies, talents and brand.
Corporate values are principles and standards that all staff uphold and should be incorporated into a company’s strategy formulation, production and business operations.
People: We put people first while growing the company. Our research and development is based on the demand of our clients and stakeholders, and centered around providing first-class products and services. We see our employees as the main driving force for growth, and we create good working environment for their career development, enabling them to live a better life.
Responsibility: We are committed to the betterment of both people and society as a whole. We will contribute to both China and our host countries by fulfilling our corporate social responsibility, focusing on economic, legal and philanthropic aspects. Our responsibility also inheres in our products: being a leading international company, it is our responsibility to develop and provide first-class products and services for the benefit of our customers.
Integrity: We honor our commitment and put our words into action. By sticking to the notion of “every drop of oil counts”, we see integrity as the cornerstone of corporate growth and urge every employee to be honest in their actions. We will continue to operate in a law-abiding, honest and disciplined manner, and build a respected corporate image.
Excellence: We strive for excellence in everything we do. We promote better corporate working practices including prudence and meticulous attention to detail. In addition, we pursue absolute precision, be it in our production and operations, or in the development of our technology.
Innovation: We aim to become a benchmark of innovation in our industry. To achieve this, we incorporate innovation into our operations, stimulate innovation in the mindset of our employees and encourage innovation throughout our entire business practice – from our management to our development of technology, through to our products and services.
Collaboration: We believe in mutually beneficial collaboration and common growth. We respect international and regional laws, regulations and cultures. We see the value in learning from our peers, and adding value for our customers. Our ultimate goal is to achieve win-win collaboration and common prosperity among all stakeholders.
Our corporate working style has been formed and cultivated over the course of our corporate history. It represents Sinopec’s inner quality. While upholding our traditional values of commitment and dedication, we carry out a stringent, meticulous and practical working style throughout corporate operations and management.
Stringent: We make strictness a top priority. We treat work with high standards, cohesive organization, serious attitude and impartial discipline.
Meticulous: Being meticulous is a prerequisite of work. We should carefully inspect every link, procedure and aspect that requires examination or attention. We will spare no efforts in meticulously managing every link and procedure.
Practical: Being practical is a fundamental requirement for every employee. Employees should be honest, seek and speak truth from facts and come down to earth.