The Object of Rotary
THE OBJECT OF ROTARY
TO ENCOURAGE AND FOSTER THE IDEAL OF SERVICE AS A BASIS OF WORTHY ENTERPRISE AND, IN PARTICULAR, TO ENCOURAGE AND FOSTER:
1. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity of service.
2. High ethical standards in business and the professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying by each Rotarian of their occupation as an opportunity to serve society.
3. The application of the ideal of service by every Rotarian in their personal, business and community life.
4. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional people united in the ideal of service.