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The Reasons for Our Success: Our Employees

At DuPont, our most valuable assets are our employees. Their commitment to excellence, innovation and making the world a better and safer place is a key reason for our success.

We are fortunate to have so many talented people with different backgrounds, interests and skills who come together to make DuPont a strong and thriving company. Together, we develop the technologies, products and offerings of the future.

DuPont is a place where teamwork is essential. Yet our employees also maintain the freedom to work on their own, be creative and make their own decisions. And, most of all, grow both personally and professionally.

For more than 200 years, the DuPont core values of commitment to safety, health and the environment, high ethical standards and respect for people have been the cornerstone of who we are and what we stand for. We also are dedicated to working with customers to develop products and services that meet and anticipate their needs.

DuPont is a great place to work. But don't just take our word for it. In 2004 alone:

  • Fortune magazine named DuPont #36 on the Global Most Admired Companies All Star list.
  • DuPont's ranking rose from 28th to 26th on the Annual Reputation Quotient (RQ), developed by Harris Interactive and the Reputation Institute. The company's "RQ" was 71.58 (out of 100).
  • DuPont was one of 11 companies named a 'Best Corporate Citizen' in China.
  • The Wilmington News Journal's annual 'Best in the Business' supplement named DuPont 'Best Overall Company – Chemicals' for 2003. DuPont also was named 'Overall Company to Watch.'
  • DuPont was honored as one of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" in the United States by Working Mother magazine.
  • DuPont India was named one of India's top 25 employers by the 'Best Employers in India' 2004 survey released by Hewitt Associates.
  • DuPont Argentina was named a "Best Place to Work" in the "2004 Great Place to Work" survey.