Our purpose: MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER HOME

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Our Purpose – which is the fruit of international collaboration between nearly 15,000 of our employees – sums up who we are, what unites us, and what defines our common goal and the future that we want to build together.

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“MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER HOME.”

Our purpose sets the course for our common future. Together with and for our customers, we design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions that have a positive impact on everyone's life and provide well-being, quality of life and performance, while caring for the planet.
Our purpose reflects who we are. Our 350 years of history, our collective strength and our leadership empower us to pursue our development, by addressing the major challenges facing humanity, namely, climate change, resource protection and inclusion. 
We are both an international and multi-local company, fully integrated into the territories where we operate to support their vitality and help build a fairer and more sustainable, open and engaging world. 
Our purpose is a call to action. Our approach is clearly focused on the future. Together with our customers, partners and all our stakeholders, it guides our action to unleash individual and collective aspirations, and enable everyone to live better in the world. It calls on us to innovate openly, with the ever-renewed ambition of better uniting humanity and nature for the common good.
Our purpose is based on values that guide us. We carry out our business in compliance with our Principles of Conduct and Action and the humanist values that permeate our corporate culture. Listening, dialog, care, solidarity, trust and respect for difference are central to our commitment. 

This is the profound ambition of our purpose: to act every day to make the world a more beautiful and sustainable place to live.