The Kirk Kristiansen family’s mission is to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow. The family aims to fulfill the mission, helping all children grow and develop to their full potential through play, by dedicated efforts driven by the LEGO® branded entities. KIRKBI is the Kirk Kristiansen family’s private holding and investment company founded to build a sustainable future for the family ownership through generations.
The LEGO Idea Paper guides us
This shared foundation for the family enterprises is reflected in the LEGO Idea Paper – a short internal document written by the Kirk Kristiansen family. The LEGO Idea Paper describes the family’s fundamental belief that “Children are our role models”, the mission, the vision, the LEGO Idea, the values and the promises.
The KIRKBI Fundamentals is the graphic illustration of the LEGO Idea Paper in a KIRKBI context. The fundamentals reflect KIRKBI’s specific role and purpose as the private holding and investment company. It sets out who we are and where we're heading. it also includes four promises we make to ourselves and the partners who work with us.
The KIRKBI Fundamentals serve as the compass in all our business activities
Inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow
Building a sustainable future for the family ownership of the LEGO brand through generations
We work to protect, develop and leverage the LEGO brand across all the LEGO branded entities
We are committed to a long-term and responsible investment strategy to ensure a sound financial foundation for the owner family's activities as well as contributing to a sustainable development in the world
We are dedicated to support the owner family members as they prepare for future generations to continue the active and engaged ownership as well as supporting their private activities, companies and philanthropic work
Imagination -- Creativity -- Fun -- Learning -- Caring -- Quality
Joy of building,
pride of creation
Mutual value creation
Only the best is good enough - always strive to do better
With KIRKBI Fundamentals serving as the compass for everything we do, responsibility is at the core of our business. Through the four promises to play, to people, to partners and to the planet, we aim to build a sustainable future for the family ownership of the LEGO brand through generations.