The executive leadership team, management, and employees at K-POLYGONE are committed to being an industry leader in Health, Safety and Environmental practices, to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace, and to protecting the environment.  We believe excellence in Health, Safety and Environmental practices is vital to the well-being of all people everywhere and essential to all aspects of our global business.

The following principles guide and measure our corporate goals and objectives in Health, Safety, and Environment:

  • We conduct our business, so it meets or exceeds all applicable laws and regulations and minimizes risk to our employees, the public and the environment.
  • We are committed to continuously improving our Health, Safety and Environment performance.
  • We continually promote employee safety on and off the job.
  • We believe all occupational injuries and illnesses are preventable.
  • We respect the diverse environments and cultures in which we operate.
  • We endeavor to do business with companies and contractors which share our Health, Safety and Environment commitment and we regularly assess their performance.
  • We use our influence with companies in which we have partial ownership, to meet our Health, Safety and Environment commitment.
  • We support open communication between K-POLYGONE and the public; and we work with the scientific community, policy makers and public interest groups who research, develop and implement standards for Health, Safety and Environmental protection.
  • We encourage reporting of all Health, Safety and Environment related hazards, potential hazards, incidents and near-hits.  We take every report seriously, investigate to identify facts and ensure immunity for good-faith reporting of all incidents and issues.


  • Manage HSE as a critical business activity
  • Encourage individual awareness, initiative, and openness
  • Strive to eliminate risk of harm to people
  • Promote an inclusive and caring work environment for our employees
  • Take care of the environment by efficient use of material and energy and avoiding pollution
  • Continuously improve the HSE-system and –performance
  • Strive to comply with recognized standards of Ethics and HSE