To safeguard the environment for a sustainable quality of life.
As the national regulator on the environment, we shall also maintain consultation with stakeholders so as to promote and instill sound environmental management.
- To mainstream environmental targets and objectives across Government and society;
- To take the leading role in advising Government on environmental policy-making at the national level, as well as in the context of international environmental negotiations;
- To develop evidence-based policy; backed by a robust data gathering structure;
- To draw up plans, provide a licensing regime and monitor activities having an environmental impact and to integrate environmental considerations within the development control process.