Our Pillars of Responsibility

We have three pillars of responsibility* that guide our decisions, especially with whom we partner and associate, and the clients with which we choose to work.

(* which we lovingly borrowed from Thoughtworks, who adapted this concept from Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream)


We are a for-profit business, and that’s not a bad thing. We need to be able to continue growing as a fiscally responsible, sustainable business. We encourage linked prosperity in ways that benefit everyone connected to Acorn.


We strive to make the world a better place. Do no evil. Improve our community and create a net positive benefit for society.


We strive to do excellent work—work we are proud of. We want our work to be worthy of the respect of our peers in the industry, and exemplify best practices in software, data science, and business.