Mission, vision, values

Mission, vision, values | Avantor

Our mission

We set science in motion to create a better world.

Our vision

From discovery to delivery, we are a trusted global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers and suppliers in the life sciences, education, government, advanced technologies and applied materials industries.

Our values

Our core set of principles that guide and focus our strategy are our iCARE values:



We know that the best ideas come from the collaboration of diverse perspectives. We empower all employees to explore and contribute ideas that elevate our product and service solutions. We welcome feedback that challenges our thinking and helps us grow. By collaborating with our industry partners, we improve scientific outcomes.


Customer centric

Everything we do begins with actively listening and collaborating with our internal and external customers. By understanding their challenges and aspirations, we proactively identify solutions that address their current and future needs.



We hold ourselves accountable for delivering on our promises to our customers, suppliers, shareholders and colleagues to achieve our shared goals. This includes our commitment to meeting the evolving needs of our customers, suppliers, associates, communities and the environment.



We work to build an inclusive culture by seeking to understand each other’s experiences and celebrating our diverse backgrounds. We treat others with dignity and operate with the highest level of integrity. Whether working with internal or external partners, we act as one team and always assume others have good intent.



We never settle for the status quo. We strive to achieve the highest levels of safety, quality, and service. Our passion for continuous improvement is embodied by every employee, the results we achieve together, and the support we provide to our customers. We do our best when we welcome diverse perspectives and work collaboratively to find solutions.