Our Core Values
“Core Values are the DNA of our business – they’re a global gold standard that guides our thinking, determines our behaviour, and allows us to adapt to local needs.” Robin Watson, Wood chief executive officer
Our seven core values
Core values are at the heart of our business because they define who we are, how we work, what we believe in and what we stand for. Our core values set out how we act and how we expect to be treated as part of Wood and provide a sound basis to make decisions.
Safety & Assurance
Safety & assurance is our top priority because lives depend on it. We passionately care about the safety of our people and behave as safety leaders. We are committed to preventing injuries and ill health to our people and everyone we work with. We provide our people with the training, knowledge and tools to work safely and prevent accidents. We are focused on assuring the safety of everything we design, construct, operate and maintain.
Our business depends on healthy relationships with customers, business partners and suppliers. We build and nurture strong relationships that are mutually beneficial,making sure that we deeply understand the people we deal with, so that we can anticipate their needs and always aim to exceed their expectations. Everyone in our organisation contributes to the quality of the relationships we build and we actively seek feedback.
Being socially responsible is integral to what we do. We aim to make a positive difference to the communities where we operate and seek ways to assist them.We prioritise the hiring and development of local people and work with local supply chains where we can. We are committed to minimising the impact of our activities on the environment by conserving resources, reducing waste and emissions, and preventing environmental pollution and we work with our customers to provide the best environmental solutions.
People are the heart of our business. We are professional, high performing team players focused on delivering and drawing on our global expertise.We aim to attract, develop and retain the best people, treating each other with honesty, compassion and respect. We create a stimulating, fun and open work culture that encourages personal development and work/life balance, rewards competitively and celebrates success.
Innovation gives us competitive advantage.We promote collaboration and sharing of ideas across our business. We have a structured approach to recognising innovations, rapidly testing ideas and sharing learnings. We encourage our people to challenge established practices and achieve continuous improvement. We are committed to delivering thorough and sound solutions to every challenge.
We expect to receive fair reward for our business performance. We are cost aware and carefully manage our own and our customers’ costs.We manage financialrisk systematically and communicate our financialperformance in a clear, concise manner.
We are proud of our reputation, built over many years, which depends on us doing the right thing. Integrity is our cornerstone and character is as important as ability. We build trust and act with honesty. We comply with our Business Ethics Policy, management system and all local rules and regulations. We foster a culture of transparency and responsibility. We investigate all violations and complaints and take appropriate action.
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