Corporate report

Environment Agency: our ambition to 2020

Our ambition to 2020 sets out the Environment Agency’s priorities from 2016 to 2020.



This is our ambition for how we plan to protect and improve our natural resources in years to come, alongside Defra’s proposed 25-year environment plan.

This document includes our vision, principles and purpose, and sets out our objectives to create a cleaner healthier environment which benefits people and the economy, a nation better protected against natural threats and hazards, and our commitment to work in partnership. We have also explained the metrics we will be measured against so we know when we are succeeding in our ambitions.