Our Values and Behaviours
These are our values. We shaped them together and we are proud of them. We also created a set of behaviours for each of our values. Our behaviours provide us with a way of working and they are our minimum expectations of everyone who works at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Championing our region
- We proactively put equality and inclusion a the heart of everything we do
- We have pride in our region and what we do
- We are all ambassadors and role models
- We understand how our work contributes to the bigger picture
- We collaborate with our partners to make the region better
- We champion equality, diversity and inclusion externally and develop an excellent regional and national reputation.
- We work together as one organisation and celebrate our diverse and engaged workforce
- We work together to deliver joint solutions
- We understand the impact that our work has on others
- We treat each other with respect, value our differences and celebrate diversity
- We have courageous conversations that confront and address inappropriate behaviours that demonstrate any form of prejudice, intolerance or stereotyping.
- We listen and learn with our people, communities and businesses to understand their diverse needs and ensure our services meet their needs.
- We try new ideas and approaches
- We take the right steps to succeed
- We streamline the way we work to add value
- We work efficiently with the right tools and technology
- We use all of our resources responsibly and sustainably
- We share and learn from our experiences and those of others through people first equality impact assessments
Positive about change
- We challenge ourselves, each other and the organisation to have an exemplary approach to equality, diversity and inclusion in our leadership and organisational development.
- We embrace change and innovation
- We welcome challenge and challenge others constructively
- We are always learning and we nurture talent
- We have clear direction and leadership
- We empower decision making
Easy to do business with
- We are responsive to customer care and recognise diverse needs
- We take ownership and find effective solutions
- We are courteous and professional at all times
- We deliver what we say we will and at pace
- We are open about our decision-making
- We recognise and adapt to diverse interests, individuals and practice.