Mandate, Vision and Mission – Department of Environment and Natural Resources Office

Mandate, Vision and Mission


The DENR is the primary government agency responsible for the conservation, management, development and proper use of the country’s environment and natural resources.


A nation enjoying and sustaining its natural resources and a clean and healthy environment.


The DENR shall be the driving force in the pursuit of sustainable development, enabling stakeholders’ participation in the protection, conservation and management of the environment and natural resources for the present and future generations.