Our values at ETI:
Collaboration - Connecting people. Convening conversations. We bring together people from contrasting backgrounds around a common focus. This sets us apart. It’s at the heart of who we are.
Engagement - Whatever the issue, we will engage with it in full depth. Our work is thorough and meticulous. Whether it’s providing guidelines, reports or training. No quick fixes or shortcuts here.
Respect - Our work often deals with crises, and involves highly challenging conversations. No matter what, we treat everyone involved with dignity. Being respectful is part of our DNA.
Fairness - A sense of fairness underpins everything we do. We hold all to account with decency and integrity. We believe everyone is equal and should be treated by the same standards.
Knowledge - We are genuine thought leaders in our space. Smart, wise with an academic grounding. Our counsel is highly valued, our advice is golden. This expertise is a huge differentiator.
Published date: 20 October 2021
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