General Smelting of Canada

Our purpose and values


Our purpose is to responsibly source the commodities that advance everyday life.

Our values

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    We never compromise on safety. We look out for one another and stop work if it's not safe.

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    We have the courage to do what's right, even when it’s hard. We do what we say and treat each other fairly and with respect.

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    We take responsibility for our actions. We talk and listen to others to understand what they expect from us. We work to improve our commercial, social and environmental performance.

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    We're honest and straightforward when we communicate. We push ourselves to improve by sharing information and encouraging dialogue and feedback.

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    We work efficiently and focus on what’s important. We avoid unnecessary complexity and look for simple, pragmatic solutions.

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    We encourage new ideas and quickly adapt to change. We're always looking for new opportunities to create value and find better and safer ways of working.

Our Purpose and Values

Our Values reflect our Purpose and define what it means to work at Glencore. They are at the heart of our culture and the way we do business.