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Vision and values


The vision of the Ministry of the Environment:

  • A better environment for future generations

Impact objectives

  • A good environment and diverse nature
  • A carbon neutral circular economy society
  • Sustainable urban development

Values – Courage, expertise and responsibility

The values guiding the operations of the Ministry of the Environment:

Openly transparent

  • we are transparent in all our work and partnerships
  • our open preparation processes encourage others to express their views, and we make even the most difficult decisions openly and with due reasoning

Esteemed expert

  • we are renowned and recognised experts
  • we support each other’s competence building by sharing our expertise and further enhancing our skills

Responsible maker of the future

  • the impacts of our decisions stretch far into the future
  • we do not seek rapid gains at the cost of the future
Published 2014-11-10 at 15:44, updated 2019-03-28 at 10:50