The vision of the Commissioner is to be an independent voice for the environment and sustainability in the ACT. The vision captures a commitment to encouraging and advocating for sustainability living in the ACT and helping the community and government act in ways that advance sustainability and good management of the environment.
Advancing sustainability through advocacy, independent scrutiny, reporting and advice on environmental matters.
Independence - we empower through objectivity, transparent processes, considered evaluations and appropriate confidentiality.
Caring - our high regard for the environment, our community, and future generations sustains our efforts.
Innovation - we seek to use the best available knowledge to pursue solutions that may not be evident or even exist yet.
Empathy - we take realistic approaches in recognising the realities faced by the individuals and organisations with whom we engage.
Collaboration - we take an integrated and inclusive approach.