Core Values

Fortive delivers essential technologies that drive the world forward. And our core values are the essential force that drives our progress.

We build extraordinary teams for extraordinary results

We are a team dedicated to tackling the world’s most critical challenges.  

  • We seek out talented, curious people with a passion for better.
  • We invest in our people, providing unlimited opportunities for personal learning and growth.
  • We pursue continuous development to accelerate progress for ourselves and our customers.
  • We work together to win together.

Customer success inspires our innovation

Our goal is progress, in the form of essential technology that makes the world stronger, safer and better.

  • We apply creativity and rigor to breakthrough products, services and processes.
  • We’re there for our customers in the decisive moments, when precision and expertise are crucial.
  • We dream, develop and deliver innovation to strengthen businesses and deepen learning.

Kaizen is our way of life

Kaizen, or continuous improvement, is the foundation of our culture and fuels our passion for finding a better way.

  • We are always driven to do better, pushing to rethink the status quo and competing on behalf of our customers for what’s next.
  • Through our commitment to improvement and our bias for action, we combine the strength of an established company with the agile, inquisitive mindset of innovators.
  • Our robust Fortive Business System (FBS) toolset continuously drives superior results for our customers, inspires new innovation and propels development and training.

We compete for shareholders

We deliver essential technologies to solve the world’s most critical challenges and outperform the market.  

  • We respond decisively to market demands and have a track record of success.
  • We fuel our future through effective, disciplined internal and external capital deployment.
  • We build our businesses to attract and retain long-term shareholders and employees.
  • Our rigorous application of kaizen and FBS is our ultimate competitive advantage.