Together We can Create
Sustainable Communities
C1F mission is to make a difference in communities by helping people improve their lives. We support communities and societies to become more prosperous, fairer and better governed, safer, healthier, and environmentally more sustainable.
C1F sustainable community

Mission and Values

To achieve this mission, we must be a great place to work and we must be a successful business. We need to attract and retain extraordinary talent and provide our team with professional opportunities, fair salary and benefits, and a healthy work-life balance. We also must perform as NGOs so that we can meet our obligations, invest in our future, and reward our employee-owners. The more successful we are as NGOs, the greater the development impact we can have.
In everything we do, we live by four core values:


We have an uncompromising commitment to civility and ethical behavior. We play by the rules and do the right thing.


We demand of ourselves the highest technical and professional standards. We celebrate innovation, learning, and service. We have an unwavering desire to “stretch,” as individuals and as an organization.

Global Citizenship

We are a non-profit organization with a global outlook. We depend on our diversity and inclusiveness, respect the cultures in which we work, and treat everyone, everywhere with professionalism and dignity.


We are accountable to our clients, our colleagues, and the communities where we work. If we fall short, we own up, fix the problem, and get it right the next time.