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Mission, Vision, and Core Values


The mission of CII is to provide a research and development platform to create and drive innovative solutions that tangibly improve business outcomes through an academically-based, disciplined approach.


CII envisions an efficient capital projects industry that builds predictable value for member organizations, society, and stakeholders. Leveraging new ideas, unique forms of collaboration, and knowledge across the project lifecycle, CII provides unmatched advocacy for the built environment.

CII Core Values

The organization is a reflection of its members – driven to achieve improved total lifecycle performance through the specific initiatives undertaken. CII values its ability to collaborate broadly across a diverse group of stakeholders. Paramount to CII’s success is a strong focus on safety, productivity, predictability, and efficiency. The institute and its members aspire to the highest levels of social and environmental responsibility, integrity, and ethics.