Mission & Values

Our mission

 

We seek to better equip our members to do their day jobs, advocate for the sector and improve the environment and lives of their communities.

Our values

Inclusive

 

  •  We are welcoming and actively seek to create a culture where people feel comfortable and able to express diverse views and perspectives
  • Our membership demonstrates how we value and respect people from diverse disciplines, backgrounds, cultures and of differing levels of experience
  • We work collaboratively to achieve better outcomes together.

 

Non-hierarchical

 

  • Regardless of position or experience, all our members are offered the same opportunities and are encouraged to stretch their networks in all directions.

Supportive

 

  •  We work with employers, members and other stakeholders to provide services that support personal and professional development.

Sociable

 

  • We bring people together in an informal, friendly and warm setting in an aim to maximise every experience of the Institute.

Sustainable

 

  • We create a sustainable organisation, working to reduce our environmental impacts.
  • We are financially resilient, investing appropriately in our assets.
  • We have succession planning in place for our staff and our volunteers.

See below for more on living our values through our commitment to diversity, equality, inclusion and environmental sustainability.

 

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