Examples of Vision and Values Statements
The Warehouse New Zealand: Vision and Values
Our values The Warehouse New Zealand is a values based business. Our key values are: Where People Come First The culture of The Warehouse is unique and has been one of the key reasons behind the success of the company. Where Everyone Gets A Bargain We are focused on ensuring that we provide great value products for our customers every day. Where The Environment Matters The Warehouse has an extensive programme of environmental and social initiatives, which we feel are improving our community and our environment. View our Triple Bottom Line Report for more information about our most recent environmental and social activities. We aim to ensure that these values flow on to our stakeholders - our team members, customers, suppliers, shareholders and our community.
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What are Hubbards guiding philosophies and principles? First and foremost, we are a company with a soul. By this, I mean that, as a company, we have a collective set of beliefs and more importantly, a collective set of values. We are an integral part of the social structure of our local community. At Hubbard’s, we like to treat our customers as we would like to be treated, and look for “peoples’ consent” for what we do. We do this, in part, by making products that meet the expectations and aspirations of customers who share the same values as we do. We have a philosophy of trying to create as many jobs as possible. Wherever we can, we like to provide work for those who have been long-term unemployed. We do this by working with the NZ Employment Service. We believe that work provides not only money - it is about self worth, self esteem and social development. Having said that, don’t think that we create “soft options” for people. We run what we believe to be an efficient ship. Everyone here at Hubbard’s works very hard. We believe in the...