Mission, Vision, and Values
The PCAOB regulates the audits of public companies and SEC-registered brokers and dealers in order to protect investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, accurate, and independent audit reports.
Our Vision and Values
The PCAOB will be a trusted leader that promotes quality auditing through forward-looking, responsive, and innovative oversight. At all times we will act in accordance with our values: we will perform our work with integrity; pursue excellence; operate with effectiveness; embrace collaboration, inclusiveness, and respect; and demand accountability.
We adhere to the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct. We engage internally and externally in a manner that is consistent, honest, and fair.
We pursue excellence in all we do. We are committed to further developing the many talents of our people so that we can improve our oversight and operations.
We manage our resources effectively and efficiently. We respond to a changing environment by implementing relevant, timely, and innovative solutions to achieve our mission.
We are dedicated to a culture of collaboration and inclusiveness, which we foster by encouraging openness, accessibility, trust, and respect. We embrace a diverse set of experiences, skills, perspectives, and backgrounds, which enriches our work and enhances the effectiveness of our efforts.
We depend on the diligence and dedication of our people to accomplish our mission and implement our vision. We owe each other our very best effort and expect to be held accountable. We recognize and reward outstanding performance.