graphic of Charles River Core ValuesBe the Difference

Our values guide our decisions and actions; they are the standards we hold ourselves to each and every day.



  • CARE

    We show we care when we:

    • Respect and support each other, and always choose to do the right thing
    • Create a positive, healthy workplace for ourselves and the animals in our care
    • Support the communities where we work and live
  • LEAD

    We lead when we:

    • Model our purpose and values
    • Develop and share our expertise
    • Plan ahead, show flexibility, embrace change, and deliver innovation
    • Appreciate the great work of others
  • OWN

    We act like owners when we:

    • Hold ourselves accountable for our actions
    • Respond to internal and external client needs with speed and accuracy
    • Set and achieve meaningful goals
    • Strive towards continuous improvement

    We collaborate when we:

    • Communicate clearly and effectively across the hall or across the globe
    • Include others and value diverse ideas
    • Help each other to succeed and promote teamwork
    • Think broadly and creatively