To promote sustainable development for the benefit of the public by:
a) the preservation, conservation, and the protection of the environment and the prudent use of resources, including, in particular, the use of renewable energy;
b) the promotion of sustainable means of achieving economic growth and regeneration.
To advance the education of the public in subjects relating to sustainable development and the protection, enhancement and rehabilitation of the environment and to promote the study and research in such subjects provided that the useful results of such study are disseminated to the public at large.
Sustainable development means “development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs".