Vision, Mission, Core Values - International Coaching Federation

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ICF has high hopes for the world when coaching is integrally involved in helping us prosper. We invite each Member Coach to adopt our vision, mission and core values by integrating it to everything they do as a coach.

Vision Statement

Coaching is an integral part of a thriving society and every ICF Member represents the highest quality of professional coaching.

Mission Statement

ICF exists to lead the global advancement of the coaching profession and empower the world through coaching.

Core Values

We are committed to reliability, openness, acceptance and congruence and consider all parts of the ICF community mutually accountable to uphold the following values:

1. Integrity: We uphold the highest standards both for the coaching profession and our organization.

2. Excellence: We set and demonstrate standards of excellence for professional coaching quality, qualification and competence.

3. Collaboration: We value the social connection and community building that occurs through collaborative partnership and co-created achievement.

4. Respect: We are inclusive and value the diversity and richness of our global stakeholders. We put people first, without compromising standards, policies and quality.

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