The TCBL Community is built on a set of 7 principles that we have identified to capture these shared values:
The driver of innovation: creative exploration of new ideas and models for social and business innovation.
Operational sustainability: equally increasing the prosperity of businesses and the well-being of communities.
Environmental and social sustainability: commitment to the environment, through circular economy and local value chains, reducing waste and designing for durable relationships.
The value of diversity: highlighting the diversity of cultures, traditions, needs and tastes as a base for collective transformation.
The basis for collaboration: sharing resources and information, working with interoperable processes and platforms, providing transparent standards for business practice.
Recognition of dignity: taking care of social knowledge and individual contributions, respecting the dignity of workers and consumers, promoting the value of place and territories.
Professionality of practice: committing to reliable, trustworthy and professional behavior in production, design, retail, and usage.