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 be accountable for results
  • Do what we say we will do

We will not:

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

Respect

We will:

  • Protect our employees, stakeholders and the environment
  • Appreciate different behavior styles and seek out different opinions
  • Promote inclusion and the diversity of thoughts and ideas

We will not:

  • Place hierarchy over our values
  • Accept individual recognition for collective efforts
  • Let our differences divide us
 

Transparency and Open Communication

We will:

  • Be clear in our business strategies
  • Work with a "One Chesapeake" mindset and share best practices

We will not:

  • Exaggerate our performance
  • Climb multiple learning curves
  • Work with a "What's In It For Me" mindset
  • Allow silo thinking and guarded information sharing to disrupt innovation

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
  • Reward risk taking and learn from failures

We will not:

  • Elevate problems without solutions
  • Be satisfied with status quo