Defence Environmental Strategy 2016-2036

The environment and its ongoing sustainable management is a critical enabler to Defence capability.

The Defence Environmental Strategy 2016-2023 provides a unified approach to environmental management and directly contributes to key elements of the Defence White Paper.

The strategy focuses on 5 strategic aims to manage challenges and opportunities.

  1. Deliver a sustainable estate across Defence maritime, land and aerospace areas, activities and operations.

  2. Understand and manage its environmental impacts.

  3. Minimise future pollution risks and manage existing contamination risks.

  4. Improve the efficiency of its resource consumption and strengthen resource security.

  5. Recognise and manage the Defence estate heritage values.


Defence Environmental Strategy 2016-2036 (PDF, 3.34 MB)