The system of shared values and norms in an organization shapes the culture of that organization. The Council recognizes that having the right values will result in increased efficiency, higher productivity and better focus. The overriding principles guiding the Institute value definition include the following: Transparency IPPU advocates for and practices transparency in its internal operations and external dealings. Fairness Commitment to fair treatment of all stakeholders, without discrimination. Team Work The council will seek to have an organization built on teamwork and high level of discipline. Freedom of Expression Commitment towards Free will and Freedom of expression Honesty Avoiding actions or activities that compromise our work Ethics Commitment towards upholding professional Ethics in all activities. Innovation Allowing for change in the way things are done Knowledge and information sharing: An institute that promotes knowledge and information sharing. Integrity We are committed to demonstrate consistency between what we do and what we say in our professional and personal lives. Professionalism Commitment to the highest levels of professionalism Commitment Commitment towards the cause of the IPPU from the core stakeholders.