Our Founder's Principles of Right Action

  1. BetterWorld is driven by the interests and passions of the Goldring Garrett family.
  2. We are committed to excellence - We provide the best quality in our work and relationships. Our goal is to exceed the norm!
  3. We believe in people - People are our most important resource. We respect the dignity of our own team members, our organizational partners and the people they serve, and we value their contributions. We invest in training and education to give our team members the tools required to make BetterWorld a world-class organization.
  4. We are partners - Our wish is to be a good partner by listening well, staying true to our word, delivering results, and providing exceptional support to the organizations we have chosen to work with.
  5. We are dedicated to good citizenship - BetterWorld is sensitive to our citizenship responsibilities to the communities in which we live and work. We actively participate in and support our local communities.
  6. We strive for integrity and openness - BetterWorld values trust, sincerity, honesty and candor in relationships both personally and professionally. We encourage our partners and associates to express ideas, opinions and thoughts in an honest and transparent manner.
  7. We are a learning organization - We humbly and intentionally seek to increase our knowledge, and we learn from and take counsel from others.
  8. We are results oriented - BetterWorld strives for results and success. We drive issues to closure, persist despite obstacles and opposition, and maintain a high level of energy. Our partners are important to us, and we commit the time and effort needed to understand and achieve beneficial results together.
  9. We innovate - The future of BetterWorld is assured by staying true to our mission, as long as we welcome and reward innovation, creativity and resourcefulness. We recognize "trial and error" as being elements of innovation and continuous improvement.
  10. To do something means to "not" do something else - Our focus is clear, but it is also limited and thereby directed by our Mission.
  11. We help because we can - We have been blessed with financial success and have committed these resources to help make this a better world.