Our Values

Our Values

Our Core Vision, Purpose & Values

At Mercer, our core purpose is to maximize value for our stakeholders by being responsive to market needs as the preferred provider of bio-based products from renewable sources produced sustainably in a safe, efficient environment. We focus on our core purpose by utilizing authentic leadership and ethical business practices to optimize and secure long-term value for our shareholders, customers, team members, and the communities where we reside.

Our vision statement at Mercer is to be exceptional people creating bioproducts for a more sustainable world. Every day at Mercer, we deliver values-based products to our customers that are sustainable, produced in safe and secure surroundings, and manufactured by our team of leading experts and technicians on a global scale. We work together towards a better, more sustainable future, where natural resources are used and managed wisely.

We value our resources – people, water, air, and land. It’s who we are at Mercer and what we do.  

  • Mercer's Health and Safety

    Mercer's Health and Safety

    We believe that nothing is more important than the health and safety of our people and their families. We operate in a diligent and responsible manner to ensure zero harm to people.

    We are dedicated to continuously improving our processes, being individually accountable, and promoting comprehensive safety awareness.

    Health & Safety

  • Mercer's Trust, Integrity, and Transparency

    Mercer's Trust, Integrity, and Transparency

    We communicate in an open and transparent way with all our stakeholders. We are committed to fostering effective relationships and respect all those with whom we have a relationship.

    We encourage everyone to always act with integrity and in the best interests of the team.


  • Mercer's Boldness

    Mercer's Boldness

    We encourage an entrepreneurial spirit that courageously and tenaciously pursues opportunity for change.

    We want our actions to be completed with a sense of urgency, decisively, and with calculated, but not reckless, risk-taking.


  • Mercer's Pursuit of Excellence

    Mercer's Pursuit of Excellence

    We continuously strive to objectively self-assess and improve our processes, as well as invest in people in order to maintain excellence in execution and striving for world-class performance.

    We are visionaries that operate with a high level of competence and have pride in our achievements and market leadership.

    Our Utilization

  • Mercer's Accountability

    Mercer's Accountability

    We are accountable individually and are responsible to our partnerships. We contribute, beyond our job descriptions and across functions, departments and operations.

    We demonstrate leadership, proactively cooperate, and are committed to our teams.

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  • Mercer's Sustainability

    Mercer's Sustainability

    We believe in the balance of social, environmental, and economic values that support our sustainable enterprise. We foster deep engagement with stakeholders including employees, communities, customers, suppliers, shareholders, lenders, and our environment.

    We are accountable to measure and improve our performance over time and are valued by the communities within which we operate.


  • Mercer's Innovation

    Mercer's Innovation

    We value innovation and unique approaches to problem-solving. In our pursuit of excellence, we strive to develop novel ideas, solutions, and opportunities.

    Being on the leading edge allows us to enhance our competitive advantages in our core businesses and develop new products, making our company more resilient in the long run.

    Innovation & Technology

  • Mercer's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Mercer's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    We believe that a culture of diversity and inclusion is critical in making the best decisions and achieving successful corporate growth.

    We value our employees and are committed to fostering an environment where everyone is treated fairly and has the opportunity to contribute and grow.

    Team Members