Commitment to Growth


Economic progress image(1)As one of the world’s leading chemical companies, Stepan will engage in responsible business practices that deliver sustainable value to customers, stockholders, employees and the community. Stepan is committed to profitable growth through disciplined investment, continuous improvement, operational excellence and innovation

Our Commitment to Shareholder Value

Stepan is one of only 28 publicly traded U.S. companies with consecutive annual dividend increases since 1968. In 2018, Stepan marked 51 consecutive years in which the company has increased the quarterly dividend rate on its common stock. 

Our Commitment to Responsible and Disciplined Business Practices

Stepan’s Code of Conduct delineates high standards of ethical behavior and business conduct for its board of directors, management team and employees worldwide. The company is committed to the integrity of its financial reporting, maintains a strong set of internal controls and complies with Section 404 Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.