Business Philosophy

CP is committed to meeting its fundamental obligations to shareholders, employees, customers and suppliers. This commitment is based on four, fundamental precepts stating that the company will

Maintain and enforce high standards of ethical conduct
o Relationships will be based on honesty, trust, fairness and respect
o Operations will be conducted in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements and in an environmentally responsible manner
o Community needs will be met proactively and responsibly

Maintain a strong quality work environment and demonstrate care for every employee
o Employees will be treated fairly and with respect
o Employees will be offered competitive wages and benefits, good working conditions and rewards for success
o A diversified workplace will be our a corporate priority
o Communication with employees will be clear, direct and timely
o Teamwork and collaboration, learning and personal growth will be encouraged
o Promotion from within will be practiced whenever possible

Attract and retain customers and consumers with products and services of consistently superior quality and value
o Customer needs will drive our efforts to win more contracts in the marketplace with superior services and a competitively-advantaged technical solutions

Maintain a prudent, results-oriented approach to business that builds superior shareholder value over the long term
o Discipline, focus, personal accountability and a passion for success will be encouraged and rewarded
o Challenging business objectives will be set to ensure a steady rate of real growth, while maintaining the financial strength
o Profitable growth will be pursued while maintaining excellence in our existing business
o Growth opportunities will be sought actively within and outside the company in areas which capitalize on CP’s immense strengths
o Positions of market leadership will be pursued