Vision, Mission Statement & Core Values

The Environmental Management Agency is a statutory body responsible for ensuring the sustainable management of natural resources and protection of the environment, the prevention of pollution and environmental degradation, the preparation of Environmental Plans for the management and protection of the environment. It was established under the Environmental Management Act [Chapter 20:27] and enacted in 2002.

VISION

A clean, safe and healthy environment for an empowered society and a sustainable growing economy by 2030.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

To promote sustainable management of natural resources and the protection of the environment with stakeholder participation.

 

CORE VALUES

  • Inclusivity
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Responsiveness
  • Unhu / Ubuntu
  • Professionalism 

 

VALUE

DEFINITION

Inclusivity

 

Working closely as a team with interested parties in delivering our mandate.

Ubuntu/Unhu

EMA staff shall execute their duties with integrity, in a fair and humble manner taking due cognisance of indigenous and societal value systems.

Professionalism

Doing business and delivering our mandate in a competent, efficient, effective manner.

Accountability

Doing business in a responsible manner and ready to give timeous feedback to all our stakeholders and clients at all times.

Transparency

All our processes, activities, outputs, and outcomes, will be clear, open and subject to public scrutiny.

Responsiveness

We address actual and perceived environmental concerns expeditiously.