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Culture & Values

Eaton is more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our vision and aspirational goals define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day.

Eaton's Vision

Our vision is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services.

  • We develop our employees by helping them succeed not just at work but in life, as well.
  • We delight our customers by understanding their challenges and delivering real solutions, proactively.  
  • We deliver for our shareholders by doing what's right; investors will want to own more of our company. 
  • We support our communities by providing products and solutions that improve the quality of life  and the environment; and by offering our time, talent and treasure to meet social and economic needs in the communities where we work and live.   

Aspirational Goals 


  • To be the preferred supplier to customers and channel partners
  • To make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees
  • To make our communities stronger
  • To ensure the safety, health and wellness of our employees
  • To be a model of inclusion and diversity in our industry
  • To be active stewards of the environment

Leadership Attributes

Our culture and what we value are represented in the attributes of Eaton employees: we are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we learn.

Ethical - We are ethical. We play by the rules and act with integrity.

Passionate - We are passionate and care deeply about what we do. We set high expectations and we perform.

Accountable - We are accountable. We seek responsibility and take ownership. We say what we will do and do what we say.

Efficient - We are efficient. We value speed and simplicity. We don't create redundancies, we eliminate them.

Transparent - We are transparent. We say what we think. We make it okay to disagree. We share the whole - the good and the bad.

Learn - We learn. We are curious, adaptable, and willing to teach what we know.