About us

Baltic Environmental Forum (BEF) Estonia is a non-governmental organization working in the areas of environmental protection and nature conservation since 1995. Our main aim is to preserve sustainable environment through raising awareness and promoting environmental management to increase knowledge and improve skills of different stakeholders.
Since 2013 BEF Estonia is also a member of Estonian Council of Environmental NGOs that helps environmental activists jointly achieve the environmental protection goals that are important for all of us.

Among the people working in the field of environmental protection, BEF is known in Estonia and in other Baltic states for organising different events and we have twelve years of experience doing it. BEF has high standards and the professionalism shows from the content side as well as from the technical side of events. We have experienced experts in our team and also over the years we have made a lot of connections with different representatives of the society. In the last years we have paid more attention to environmental education and raising knowledge in different stakeholders. In the frame of projects we have compiled handbooks and informative brochures.

MISSION
Bring together and offer expertise to people, businesses, research institutes and government agencies in Estonia, thereby creating a social dialogue and raising environmental awareness of different stakeholders.

VISION
Our vision is to maintain a clean, healthy environment, which is achieved by sustainable and knowledge-based environmental management.

VALUES
Professionalism. We are competent in our field. Our team includes experts from different areas ensuring the capability to work in various environmental fields.
Honesty. We are a strong partner in the environmental field, who align their actions with their words.
Openness. We notice what’s happening around us and we care about it. We believe that through social involvement and joint effort we can accomplish more.

Our project activities include the following aspects of environmental policy:

  • chemicals policy and handling chemicals in industries;
  •  nature protection and Natura 2000;
  •  water policy and management of catchment areas;
  • reducing industrial pollution;
  •  energy efficiency and renewable energy resources;
  •  consumers awareness raising;
  •  implementing environmental policy on national and regional level.

 

 

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