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A formal summary of the aims and values of a company, organization, or individual.
- ‘D.A.R.E. Canada lists explicitly in its mission statement the goal of preventing drug use amongst school kids.’
- ‘A mission statement is critical to an organization or program and justifies its existence.’
- ‘There you'll find a mission statement, some background about the owners and several pages of product pictures.’
- ‘A mission statement gives individuals and groups a sense of where they need to focus their energies.’
- ‘Somewhere in our mission statement, we promised to act as is necessary for public and personal safety and no more.’
- ‘Our mission statement is that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on or use in entertainment.’
- ‘Eventually, I found some information on the founders of the company, and their mission statement.’
- ‘Whether a firm has a formal mission statement is less important than that it has a broadly understood policy in each of these areas.’
- ‘A number of courses are taught in which the mission statement of an organization is reviewed or analyzed.’
- ‘These words read like a mission statement for Glasgow's musicians.’
- ‘It would be more than just a school, according to the mission statement they wrote.’
- ‘To develop a staff mission statement, break your staff into three groups.’
- ‘He writes a mission statement espousing the importance of ethics in business and hands it out to the entire company.’
- ‘Work is continuing on the mission statement of the Community Council.’
- ‘We're still working on developing a mission statement for the organization.’
- ‘Prepare a mission statement for your life and proceed knowing that you will discover peace in the area of your finances when you do what you love.’
- ‘We support the suggestion to enshrine a commitment to access in our mission statement.’
- ‘Accordingly, the mission statement of the movement lists an overall agenda and a number of demands.’
- ‘The progressive movement could be so strong if only there was a unifying mission statement.’
- ‘Use its mission statement and the president's letter to look for buzzwords to add to your proposal.’
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