To provide the most trusted, relevant and highest-quality international news in the world and an indispensable service of independent analysis and explanation, with an international perspective
that promotes greater understanding of complex issues
To connect and engage audiences by facilitating an informed and intelligent dialogue - a Global Conversation - which transcends international borders and cultural divides, and to give audiences
opportunities to create, publish and share their own views and stories
And by so doing, to enable people to make sense of their increasingly complex world and, thus empowered, lead more fulfilling lives.