The members of LDEI adhere to Guiding Principles that uphold the integrity, professionalism and outstanding leadership, which our founders originally established for the organization. LDEI is guided in its decisions and actions by:
Philanthropy: We are committed to creating lasting change in our communities through focused philanthropy.
Diversity: We celebrate the value of differences among people and cultures throughout the world, in our communities and in our Chapters.
Leadership and Professional Development: We are committed to life-long learning, mentoring, career advancement and professional development for our members.
Professional Excellence: We subscribe to the highest standards of professional conduct, ethics and integrity.
Innovation: We are committed to assuring continuing relevance and influence in an ever-changing environment through adaptation, innovation and openness and responsiveness to change.