Botanic Gardens Conservation International
BGCI provides a global voice for all botanic gardens, championing and celebrating their inspiring work. We are the world's largest plant conservation network, open to all. Join us in helping to save the world's threatened plants.

BGCI Values

People at BGCI hold the following values in all our work:

  • Appreciating and valuing plants - Plants are the backbone of life on Earth, and the security of plant diversity worldwide forms the core of our mission.
  • Relevance - BGCI's work will continue to evolve to meet the needs of our members, partners and the wider biodiversity conservation community.
  • Excellence - BGCI strives for the highest standards in its plant conservation work around the world.
  • Cultural sensitivity - BGCI's programs are designed to be culturally relevant to the needs and circumstances of local partners and audiences from diverse cultures around the world.
  • Integrity - BGCI promises integrity, trust and honesty in every action.
  • Respectful relationships - BGCI builds and maintains respectful and strong relationships with members and partners.
  • Sustainability - BGCI integrates principles of sustainability throughout our institutional operations and works with our members to demonstrate sustainability in practice