core values

Core Values


Fulfilling our obligation of building a better, stronger and more durable company for future generations, protecting the CED brand, meeting our commitments to customers, developing our people and helping improve communities and the global environment.

Best People

Attracting, developing and retaining the best talent for our business, challenging our people, demonstrating a “can-do” attitude and fostering a collaborative and mutually supportive environment.

Customer Value Creation

Enabling clients to become high-performance facilities and creating long-term relationships by being responsive and relevant and by consistently delivering value.

Network Value

Leveraging the power of relationships, collaboration and learning to deliver exceptional service to customers however they do business.

Respect for the Individual

Valuing diversity and unique contributions, fostering a trusting, open and inclusive environment and treating each person in a manner that reflects CED’s values.


Being ethically unyielding and honest and inspiring trust by saying what we mean, matching our behaviors to our words and taking responsibility for our actions.