Living Our Core Values

At Chesapeake, our employees are driven to create value every day. Our core values are the foundation of our company, essential to our success and serve as the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. Our commitment to these values, in both words and actions, builds a stronger, healthier Chesapeake, benefiting all of our stakeholders.

Integrity and Trust

We will:

  • Be truthful and ethical.
  • Acknowledge errors and hold ourselves accountable.
  • Do what we say we will do.

We will not:

  • Place personal gain above Chesapeake.
  • Mislead anyone regarding our business.
 

Respect

We will:

  • Value the opinions of our stakeholders.
  • Promote diversity of thoughts and ideas.
  • Protect our employees, stakeholders and the environment.

We will not:

  • Place hierarchy over our values.
  • Accept individual recognition for collective efforts.
 

Transparency and Open Communication

We will:

  • Be clear in our business strategies.
  • Share best practices.

We will not:

  • Exaggerate our performance.
  • Climb multiple learning curves.
 

Commercial Focus

We will:

  • Be investment advisors.
  • Be stewards of corporate resources and the environment.
  • Take prudent risks, employing innovative ideas and technology.

We will not:

  • Be users of Chesapeake
  • Take short-term risks that compromise long-term value.
 

Change Leadership

We will:

  • Elevate innovative solutions.
  • Pursue continuous development and improvement.
  • Seek to deliver more than what is expected.

We will not:

  • Elevate problems without solutions.
  • Be satisfied with status quo.