Values of the Ministry of Employment and the EcnomyCreativity and effectiveness: The MEE is influential in Finnish society and the country’s operating environment. We work together, as professionals, both in Finland and internationally in order to ensure top-of-the-world competitiveness and welfare for Finland, alongside the world’s best innovation environment. Our operations promote sustainable development. We recognise common, clear objectives. Our activities are fruitful and effective. We do the right things and work efficiently and creatively in implementing them. We encourage creativity and innovativeness as well as the generation of new ideas. Moreover, we remember customer-orientation in all of our activities. We are ready for continuous change.
Openness and cooperation: In its work, the MEE ensures the reliability of public activities, in order to maintain citizens’ and enterprises’ confidence in the equality, independence and fairness of public authorities’ activities. Openness refers to our preparedness to accept criticism and change alongside changes in the operating environment. We support the active exchange of opinions. In addition, we foster the sharing of information and competence. We support tools, operational models and forums that facilitate the sharing of information and competence. The MEE will achieve its goals via cooperation between units operating under and within the Ministry, both nationally and internationally. We appreciate the customer service approach and are developing it further. Our cooperation bears the hallmark of flexibility and a genuine willingness to cooperate. We want to be easy to approach and to construct relationships in the long-term.
Humanity and fairness: The MEE is a public sector operator. Humanity and fairness form the basis of our sound administrative governance, decision-making and treatment of customers. They also underpin our responsible operating procedures, trust and equality. In our everyday work, we appreciate our partners and each other. We are developing a culture of mutual care and attention. We nurture the reconciliation of working life and family life.