CERN Values

CERN's values are integrity, commitment, professionalism, creativity and diversity. Taken together they provide the basis for respect: respect for others, respect for the Organization and respect for its mission, and underpin the CERN Code of Conduct.

Commitment

Demonstrating a high level of motivation and dedication to the Organization
Our collective commitment to CERN is essential both to the achievement of its mission and the protection of its reputation.

Professionalism

Producing a high level of results within resource and time constraints and fostering mutual understanding
Our ability to deliver and to create a positive work environment permits us to achieve high professional standards, individually and collectively.

Creativity

Being a the forefront of one's professional field, furthering innovation and organisational development
CERN encourages continuous learning and development and values innovation as well as proactive approach to acquiring and sharing information.

Diversity

Appreciating differences, fostering equality and promoting collaboration
CERN’s excellence derives from an environment in which the knowledge and perspectives of a diverse workforce are valued and dialogue is encouraged at all levels.

Integrity

Behaving ethically, with intellectual honesty and being accountable for one’s own actions.

A high standard of integrity in the performance of our work and in our relationships with others promotes a culture of trust and responsibility. 

Updated on: 06/11/2018