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      Ethical Management

      We believe that to advance as a company that garners trust and respect,
      we must uphold ethics as our highest virtue across our businesses.
      • Chemistry for my life - Hanwha chemistry adds value to your everyday life.
      • 06:00 AMI wake up to the chilly morning air. My day starts early but full of energy. EVAEVA is an eco-friendly material with elasticity and softness which makes it ideal for sneaker soles. Its properties of transparency, flexibility and low-temperature sealability also make EVA an ideal material for laminating films and solar-module sheets.
      • 09:00 AMLike everyone else, I move among others, picking up my pace, as I make my way into the subway to go to work . CACaustic soda is essential in a wide range of industrial products including paper, textiles, detergents, metals, food and electrical generation. Chlorine is a natural co-product of caustic soda and is used to produce polycarbonates.
      • 02:00 PMA cup of coffee cheers me up in the middle of a hectic day. PEA polymer with outstanding physical properties and environmental stability, it is found in many different forms of plastic we use every day. Polyethylene coating applied to paper cups prevent leakage.
      • 06:00 PMTime to wrap up! Driving home, my hands tap lightly on the handle. TDIsTDI is a feedstock for PU resin and adhesives. Flexible foams are used in shoes, furniture, automotive components, bedding and toys. Semi-rigid foams are used in car interior materials.
      • 11:00 PMTime to rest up for a fresh start tomorrow. Survived another day, good job! PVCPVC has a wide range of residential applications such as wallpapers, flooring materials, window frames, cable sheathing, stationary and toys.

      Ethical Management

      We depend on ethical management to guide us when making decisions using value judgments in all management activities. We do this to be fair and transparent. Consequently, our management is able to lead by example and our performance across our organizations continuously improves.

      We declared our Ethics Charter over 20 years ago in April 2003. Since then, our efforts have increased to put an end to unethical activities and questionable risk-takings by employees and partners. We are conducting activities that are aligned to our Ethics Guideline. To ensure their executions, we have created an independent committee to enforce ethics within our company, systematically and objectively.

      Organization

      Hanwha Chemical operates an Ethical Management Committee chaired by the CEO. The Ethical Management Practice Secretariat supervises the management activities conducted throughout the company. The mission of the Secretariat is to foster ethical management principles by raising awareness among all employees and encouraging activities that promote honest, compassion, fairness and respect at all times.

      Key Activities

      Hanwha Chemical has an Ethics Guideline that focuses on respecting customers and adhering to the laws and customary commercial practices everywhere we do business. We use our Ethics Guideline as our standard that we follow, to guide us in our decision-making and by which we can be judged by all stakeholders. We promote ethical management by sending out corporate-wide notices and text messages on standards of behaviors and ethics.

      Our Credo

      1. 01 Respect customers’ opinions at all times. Strive to gain their trust with actions that exceed expectations.
      2. 02 Adhere to all laws and regulations. Respect international customs for commercial transactions and pursue fair competition
        everywhere we do business.
      3. 03 Develop and maintain a relationship of mutual trust and cooperation with partners through transparency and fair practice.
      4. 04 Do not abuse a position of power and through influence, engage in conduct that is illegal or would prevent, reduce, or limit competition.
        Do not accept bribes in the form of money, valuables, gifts, entertainment and/or travel accommodation from partners.
      5. 05 Maintain strict confidentiality so that no private customer information is disclosed to anyone outside the company
        while limiting its access even further within the company to only need-to-know personnel.
      6. 06 Do not use the company’s properties or funds for personal use.
      7. 07 Cash loans, standing surety and exchanging gifts between employees are prohibited.
      8. 08 Do not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, ethnicity, nationality, education, age, gender, religion, family, sexual orientation,
        associations, or any non-merit factor. Strive for a productive working & life balance with mutual respect.
      9. 09 Actively participate in social and community service activities.
      10. 10 Always strive to develop eco-friendly products and services. Prevent accidents through strict safety checks and management.