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.