Mission and values
We are dedicated to giving our customers the finest quality products and service available. Our customers are valued partners who permit us to remain in business and we are privileged to serve their needs.
We have an aggressive growth philosophy which reflects the spirit of free enterprise and maximization of long term profits, the best motives for creating mutual benefits for customers, employees, suppliers and the communities in which we are located.
We believe that ethical and moral standards are the foundation of good business policies, and will operate with integrity. We strive for participative management and employee involvement at all levels because each employee is an associate in our business and a vital part of our family.
We recognize the basic contribution of each individual and will provide opportunities for personal growth and development. Benefits and compensation will reward performance both individually and collectively. We subscribe to these principles and strive every working day to improve their application.
Huntsman Founder and Chairman Jon M. Huntsman oversees charitable foundations with a view to making life better for families around the world. His foundations contribute hundreds of millions of dollars to charitable causes around the globe to make our world a finer place to live.
Jon Huntsman - whose parents both died of cancer and who is a cancer survivor himself – is personally waging the battle against this killer disease. Jon and Karen have donated and raised more than $350 million to establish and fund the Huntsman Cancer Institute and Hospitals. The Institute's team of internationally renowned specialists and researchers are working in diverse fields to reduce the rate of cancer deaths and to ease the burden of the disease. We invite you to learn more about the Huntsman Cancer Institute at www.hci.utah.edu .
Supporting and Improving Education
The strength of our economy, the quality of our work force, the vitality of our communities, and the productivity and well-being of our citizens depend on an education system that provides to people of all ages the knowledge and skills they need to live, learn and work in a changing world. Jon M. Huntsman aims to ensure a quality education for today's students and has made cash contributions to that end, among them:
Providing Global Relief
Huntsman is committed to long-term relief effort for the country of Armenia. Since this former Soviet republic was ravaged by an earthquake in 1988, Huntsman has donated an estimated $20 million to rebuild the country, and to counteract the effects of the nation's severe fuel and food shortages. Among the key relief efforts include:
Promoting Health and Well Being
The Huntsman World Senior Games (link to www.hwsg.com ) are held annually in historic St. George, Utah, to promote worldwide health, peace and friendship. The Games draw more than 5,000 participants for competition in nineteen athletic events. These 50-and-older competitors represent all fifty states and many foreign countries. More than 3,000 volunteers help to make the Games a reality. Founded in 1986, the Huntsman World Senior Games are now recognized as one of the world's premier senior sporting events.
Giving Hope to the Homeless
Huntsman has contributed extensively to the St. Vincent DePaul Center for the feeding of poverty-stricken people, and to the building and maintenance of homeless shelters.
Fighting Domestic Violence
Jon Huntsman donated $1 million to complete the construction of the Salt Lake City YWCA domestic violence shelter. Named for his mother, the Kathleen Robison Huntsman Transitional Housing Program offers abuse survivors a new beginning.