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Our Values

Our Values

Our values have always been the foundation of our strategy and are fundamental to how we do business and interact with each other.

Historically, construction has taken from nature with little consideration given to the finite resource available.

Buildings were constructed without contemplating how they might impact future generations.

We believe that buildings now and into the future need to deliver more than ever before.

Buildings must combat climate change by maximising energy efficiency through superior thermal performance while incorporating products that are lower in embodied carbon across their entire lifecycle. Using less energy is not enough; buildings should generate their own energy too.

Buildings should be healthy and inspirational optimising the benefits of daylight and clean air. They should be designed, constructed and operated to protect natural resources and conserve water as 
much as possible.

Above all they must be safe protecting people and property from fire and other natural hazards.

Our Culture and Values

Kingspan has grown from a family business and many of the values associated with family businesses form the backbone of our culture today.

The business has been built on trust in the integrity of our people and of our offering. We value this trust and recognise it as being fundamental to our ongoing success. We are entrepreneurial, collaborative, honest, and we stand behind a common cause – better buildings for a better world.

We are innovative

We are the market leader in the field of high-performance building envelope solutions, which ensure lifetime carbon and resource savings.

We have gained this position through a creative and solutions driven mindset, which continues to inform our innovation agenda today.

We think long-term

The strategy of the business is driven by long-term ambitions and not by quarterly performance.

The success of this strategy can be seen in our long-term growth. This ethos is apparent in our multi-year commitments such as our 10-year Planet Passionate programme which will drive real, positive, impact for the environment and forms a common global goal across the business.

In 2023, we launched our People Passionate programme which focuses on the development and retention of our most important resource, our people.

Code of Conduct

Kingspan expects the highest standards of integrity, honesty and compliance with the law from our employees, our directors and our partners, globally. We actively encourage our employees to speak out if they experience instances that are not in keeping with the principles outlined in our Code of Conduct.

All new joiners in Kingspan must complete training on our Code of Conduct. Our business success is inextricably linked to our behaviours, and our aspiration is to maintain a culture where our everyday actions are built on five core principles:

  • Clear, ethical and honest behaviours and communications;
  • Compliance with the law;
  • Respect for the safety and wellbeing of colleagues;
  • Protection of our Group assets; and
  • Upholding our commitment to a more sustainable
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Learn about our Strategic Pillars:

Our business model and strategy are enabling the transition from outdated, inefficient, methods of construction to ultra-performance building envelopes.