BIS mission statement

Our mission is to support central banks' pursuit of monetary and financial stability through international cooperation, and to act as a bank for central banks.

To pursue our mission, we provide central banks with:

  • a forum for dialogue and broad international cooperation,
  • a platform for responsible innovation and knowledge-sharing,
  • in-depth analysis and insights on core policy issues, and
  • sound and competitive financial services

To deliver on our mission, our work is anchored in strong core values that shape the way in which we work.

  • We deliver value through excellence in performance.
  • We are committed to continuous improvement and innovation.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We foster a culture of diversity, inclusion, sustainability and social responsibility.