At the Royal Academy of Engineering, we work in accordance with four key values:
1. Excellence and continual improvement
As a leadership body for the profession, we are committed to demonstrating excellence in both what we do and how we do it. We strive for the highest quality in everything we deliver, and we reflect on and learn from our achievements and our experiences. We identify and share best practice, and we continually review how we can improve. We are ambitious, and committed to delivering on that ambition.
As a charity and a National Academy we strive for accuracy, balance, and the highest levels of integrity in all of our activities and outputs. Our work is considered and evidence based. We aim to reflect and respond to the needs and challenges of our stakeholders, and the context in which we operate. We are consistent in our values and our purpose - to advance and promote excellence in engineering for the benefit of society.
3. Partnership and collaboration
We work in partnership and collaboration with our stakeholders for mutual gain. We respect others’ expertise and know where we most add value. We work collaboratively as a staff team and as a Fellowship, sharing knowledge and expertise between departments and disciplines, and spotting opportunities to work together in new and integrated ways to accelerate progress towards our strategic objectives.
4. Inclusivity and equality of opportunity
We ensure that all individuals – regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, disability, religion and belief, socio-economic or educational background - are valued, treated with dignity and respect and have equal opportunities available to them. We value the diversity and different perspectives that people from different backgrounds bring to their work, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion underpins everything that we do. We invest in all our people. We do not tolerate discrimination.