THE OBJECT OF ROTARY The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise, and in particular encourage and foster:
I. Development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
II. High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupation; and the dignifying by each Rotarian of his or her occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
III. The application of the ideal of service by every Rotarian to his or her personal, business and community life;
IV. Advancement of international understanding, good will and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional people united in the ideal of service.