The quality of being honest, ethical and truthful


Our required mindset about this value

We believe in the power of our words and actions to create a trusting and inclusive culture.


Examples of how we would express this value

Doing the right thing with transparency, consistency and uncompromising adherence to ethical principles and values – “it’s walking your talk…”.


Examples of our everyday behaviours that demonstrate how we actively live the value

  • Consistently delivering on your commitments and promises to support your colleagues.
  • Interacting with others with humility and without hidden agendas.
  • Respectfully providing direct and timely feedback to colleagues, especially on difficult issues.
  • Doing the right thing in all circumstances, even if no one is watching you.
  • Having the courage of your convictions to stand up and take positive action when something is wrong, or in situations where individuals need support.
  • Being truthful and honest in the work you produce, including taking responsibility for mistakes.

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