HNI Corporation


WE, THE MEMBERS OF HNI CORPORATION, ARE DEDICATED TO CREATING LONG-TERM VALUE FOR ALL OF OUR STAKEHOLDERS, TO EXCEEDING OUR CUSTOMERS’ EXPECTATIONS AND TO MAKING OUR COMPANY A GREAT PLACE TO WORK. WE WILL ALWAYS TREAT EACH OTHER, AS WELL AS CUSTOMERS, SUPPLIERS, SHAREHOLDERS AND OUR COMMUNITIES, WITH FAIRNESS AND RESPECT. OUR SUCCESS DEPENDS UPON BUSINESS SIMPLIFICATION, RAPID CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT AND INNOVATION IN EVERYTHING WE DO, INDIVIDUAL AND COLLECTIVE INTEGRITY, AND THE RELENTLESS PURSUIT OF THE FOLLOWING LONG-STANDING BELIEFS:

WE WILL BE PROFITABLE.

We pursue mutually profitable relationships with customers and suppliers. Only when our company achieves an adequate profit can the other elements of this Vision be realized.

WE WILL CREATE LONG-TERM VALUE FOR SHAREHOLDERS.

We create long-term value for shareholders by earning financial returns significantly greater than our cost of capital and pursuing profitable growth opportunities. We will safeguard our shareholders’ equity by maintaining a strong balance sheet to allow flexibility in responding to a continuously changing market and business environment.

WE WILL PURSUE PROFITABLE GROWTH.

We pursue profitable growth on a global basis in order to provide continued job opportunities for members and financial success for all stakeholders.

WE WILL BE A SUPPLIER OF QUALITY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.

We provide reliable products and services of high quality and brand value to our end-users. Our products and services exceed our customers’ expectations and enable our distributors and our company to make a fair profit.

WE WILL BE A GREAT PLACE TO WORK.

We pursue a participative environment and support a culture that encourages and recognizes excellence, active involvement, ongoing learning and contributions of each member; that seeks out and values diversity; and that attracts and retains the most capable people who work safely, are motivated, and are devoted to making our company and our members successful.

WE WILL BE A RESPONSIBLE CORPORATE CITIZEN.

We conduct our business in a way that sustains the well-being of society, our environment and the economy in which we live and work. We follow ethical and legal business practices. Our company supports our volunteer efforts and provides charitable contributions so that we can actively participate in the civic, cultural, educational, environmental and governmental affairs of our society.

TO OUR STAKEHOLDERS:

When our company is appreciated by its members, favored by its customers, supported by its suppliers, respected by the public and admired by its shareholders, this Vision is fulfilled.