We conduct our business with honesty, accuracy and without error.
We espouse a deep sense of responsibility to our work and endeavour to constantly improve it, so that we may give our stakeholders the highest quality of service. We believe that work done excellently gives us dignity, fulfillment, and self worth.
Fitness of purpose:
We strive to ensure that our mission remains relevant to the local, provincial, national and international context of transformation and modernisation of the biodiversity conservation sector.
Fitness for purpose:
We strive to ensure that our strategic responses and resource allocations, including staff appointments, add optimal value in implementing our mandate.
We ensure financial performance and political accountability in the implementation of our mandate.
Equity and access:
We strive to ensure that benefits and opportunities accruing from the conservation of biodiversity are equitably shared and that our resources and services are accessible to all; ensuring redress for historically disadvantaged individuals with specific emphasis on women, youth and the disabled; and enabling cultural, traditional and spiritual uses of natural resources on a sustainable basis.
We, as the custodians of the natural resources essential for human health and well-being; and growth and development in the Western Cape, undertake this responsibility with the highest possible level of personal responsibility. We are committed to measurable targets for individual performance which we pursue through strong professional work ethics, political neutrality and selfless service.