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Business Frequently Asked Questions: Finding Company Mission Statements

This a guide to frequently asked business questions

How Do I find a company's mission statement?

  • Mission statements are usually included at the very beginning of the company’s annual report or in the Chairman’s letter to shareholders. These reports can usually be found on a company's Investor Relations web site, and through the Mergent Online research databases.
  • International Directory of Company Histories.  Check under "Company Perspectives" for an abbreviated version of each company's mission statement.
     
  • Search the ABI/INFORM  or Business Source Premier  databases with the subject "Mission Statements" and the company name

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