Vision, Mission, Values


We envision a world where natural resources are governed sustainably and generate inclusive benefits for all.


To exchange knowledge and expertise with partners that enables leading-practice natural resource governance and support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.


Collaboration: We bring local and international partners together with diverse ideas yet a shared purpose to enhance sustainable resource governance for the benefit of all.

Respect: We deeply respect the rights of all global citizens including women, children and Indigenous communities.

Excellence: We strive to consistently solve sustainable governance problems with innovative and impactful solutions.

Independence: We draw on academic independence to advance evidence-based analysis on resource governance policies and practices.

Integrity: We commit to the highest ethical standards of transparency and accountability.