COMMERCIAL METALS COMPANY 2015-2016 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 9 WHO WE ARE CMC is a global metals company committed to delivering industry-leading customer service, providing an environment where our employees can succeed, improving our communities and creating value for our investors. WHAT WE DO • Place the customer at the core of all we do. We believe that if we focus on meeting the needs of our customers, we will succeed. We work hard at understanding our customers’ needs and providing creative solutions that add value to their businesses. • Stay committed to our employees. We care for our employees by providing an environment where safety is our top concern and where employees have the opportunity for both personal and professional growth. We foster a culture that challenges conventional thinking, promotes teamwork, requires accountability and rewards success. • Give back to our communities. We take seriously the responsibility that comes with being a good corporate citizen and are dedicated to making a positive impact in our local communities where we live and work. • Create value for our investors. We strive to be the strongest company in the metals industry by having a passion for cost efficiency, using our resources effectively and achieving our goal of consistent, profitable growth. WHAT WE BELIEVE • Act with integrity by honoring our commitments, being accountable for our actions and acting with respect for others. • Dedicate ourselves to making the safety of our employees a top priority. • Promote collaboration by working together as a team to provide exceptional results. • Encourage excellence by challenging ourselves to improve everything we do. OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES Our Guiding Principles are our core beliefs. They form the strong foundation on which we build present and future success. They are the bond that links us together as ONE TEAM, and they are critically important to sustain our company through the years ahead.