Core Values

Delivering a Better World

Inspired by our vision and driven by our mission, we adhere to a foundational set of core values as we solve the world's most complex challenges to deliver a better future.

Our Mission:

In a complex security environment with adversaries challenging on every domain and an economy driven by digital transformation, we leverage innovative technologies to deliver integrated solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our Vision:

To create the future of national security and global infrastructure to deliver a better world.


Our Core Values

Our six core values underpin our identity and reputation, guide every decision we make, define our company culture, and inspire our employees. These principles equip us to find the opportunity in every challenge and to transform those challenges into successes.

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We adeptly avoid risk through our high-value technical and management solutions and a companywide, personal commitment to maintaining a safe and healthy culture and environment in all our offices and on each of our projects. Our rigorous safety practices ensure that our customers and employees are safe and that our operations and assets are secure.

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We’re on a never-ending quest to improve our processes, services, and products. Our quality management systems ensure ISO 9001 compliance every time, and we offer robust testing and validation of our products and services and comprehensive supplier management to meet stringent quality standards and provide our customers with unmatched results. Most of all, we listen. We listen to the ever-evolving industry and our customers to enhance understanding, capture key information, and deliver the level of quality that’s become our hallmark.

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We understand that having high standards is crucial to earning our customers’ trust and maintaining a spotless reputation. Having integrity means that we remain transparent in our practices by openly communicating with each other, our customers, and stakeholders; that we prioritize the quality of every job; and that we do the right thing each time we’re faced with a tough decision.

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We pursue diversity in our workforce, our business units, our suppliers, and our services because we recognize that optimum solutions require different backgrounds, new perspectives, and open minds. We’re a collaborative, inclusive company that values diversity in skill, background, and knowledge. By offering employee business resource groups (EBRGs), we empower diverse populations around the company to have a voice, inspire one another, and promote allyship. We also ensure supplier diversity by engaging suppliers from various backgrounds, including businesses owned by women, minorities, and veterans.

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Parsons is an established innovation leader. Our creative work environment attracts the most sought-after employees, ensuring we offer our customers and the world innovations that lead the industry and transform tomorrow for the better. Through intensive research and development, partnerships, and rapid prototyping, we confidently provide inventive processes and unique solutions that offer unrivaled value to our customers.

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In all that we do, we’re conscious of our impact and strive to create or enhance environmental, economic, and social balance. Backed by empowered teams, we operate in accordance with best practices to deliver solutions while addressing environmental risk and minimizing our carbon footprint. We help our customers do the same by providing clean, efficient, healthy, and effective solutions on all our projects.

Our Values In Action

Check out the articles below to learn how our employees implement our values every day.

An Inclusive And Data-Driven Approach To Procurement

Parsons Supplier Diversity Dashboard Our Supply Chain Operations, ESG & Marketing Analytics Team, and our Business Intelligence and Analytics groups recently collaborated to build a data-driven solution to promote equity […]

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Innovating Water Treatability

Water is a critical resource in every community around the world. As part of our mission to deliver a better world, we work with industry, municipalities, and federal installations to […]

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Delivering A Better, More Inclusive World

“Delivering a better world begins with inclusivity,” said Jason Yaley, our chief communications officer and executive co-sponsor of the company’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council. “Creating the future is only […]

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The Butterfly Effect: Getting To Zero

As a core value, safety permeates our working culture and our daily activities in every location. We call it OWN ZERO®, as a reminder of our shared responsibility in achieving […]

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Imagining A Greener, Better World

As we approach Earth Day 2022 and celebrate Earth Week here at Parsons, concluding with the release of our 2022 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report, it is an appropriate […]

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Raising The Bar For Sustainable Transit

Our Parsons-Systra Joint Venture (PSJV) team is proud to have been presented the “Sustainable Transport Best Consultant” award for the Dubai Metro Route 2020 extension project by the Dubai Roads […]

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