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, to encourage and foster:

  • FIRST. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
  • SECOND. High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian’s occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
  • THIRD. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal, business and community life;
  • FOURTH. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.



  • 第一: 藉增广相识为扩展服务之机会;
  • 第二: 在各种事业及专业中提高道德之标准;认识一切有益於社会的职业之价值;及每一扶轮社员应尊重其本身之职业,藉以服务社会;
  • 第三: 每一社员能以服务之理想应用於其个人、事业及社会之生活;
  • 第四: 透过结合具有服务之理想之各种事业及专业人士,以世界性之联谊,增进国际间之谅解、亲善与和平。