Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Core Values

Organizational Core Values

UVRI’s corporate philosophy and behavior are embedded in and reflected by the following core values:

  1. Ethics and Integrity
  2. Competency and efficiency
  3. Team work and collaboration
  4. Innovativeness
  5. Bio-security and safety

Ethics and Integrity

This includes upholding generally accepted high standards of social and ethical behavior and demonstrating acceptable levels of transparency and accountability in use of resources entrusted to the individual either by the organization or on behalf of the publics served.

Competency and Efficiency

These are essential demonstrable elements of the professionalism that is expected from staff at all levels of the organizational structure. Competency and efficiency call for a thorough knowledge of one’s work, skillful work behavior, respect for others and commitment to high standards of quality assurance, and timeliness.

Teamwork and Collaboration

The Institute recognizes that sustainable success is a collective endeavor based on mutual trust, complementary effort and shared objectives by members of the ‘corporate family’. Furthermore, UVRI attaches great importance to professional and institutional collaboration as a major strategy for achieving the Institute’s mission and objectives.


UVRI is a learning institution that takes pride in the ability and willingness of its staff to initiate approaches that add value to the institutional mandate and work relationships.

Bio-security and safety

 UVRI is a responsible corporate citizen that seeks to avoid, or otherwise minimize, the potential adverse effects of its activities on individuals, communities and the environment in general.

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