Company Values

At CME Group, we are guided by a set of values that define how we do business, serve our clients, and conduct ourselves every day.

We lead with conviction and integrity.

  • We choose lasting value over short-term gain, positioning ourselves as an industry leader today and for the future.
  • We strive for excellence in everything we do, strengthening the success of our company, our industry, and our team.
  • We empower our people and deliver on our commitments to our customers and to each other.

We advance the global economy.

  • We help our clients manage risk so they have the confidence to build their businesses.
  • We provide risk management products that help global businesses advance – to expand to new markets and build for the future.
  • We advocate for our industry and market participants, strengthening the key role we play in global finance.

We build lasting relationships.

  • We see the world from our customers’ perspective, offering the products, services, and technology they need to achieve the results they want.
  • We stay connected to our partners, earning their trust by creating opportunities that help both of us grow our businesses.
  • We incorporate diverse perspectives into our work, uncovering new insights and opportunities to move our business forward.

We act with ingenuity every day.

  • We champion innovation and push ourselves to take calculated risks every day.
  • We ask the hard questions needed to generate big ideas and incremental improvements for our business and our clients.
  • We anticipate our customers’ needs and move quickly to deliver solutions.