NEA was established on 1 July 2002 by the NEA Act 2002 as a statutory board under the Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment of Singapore.
NEA is a member of these international sustainability associations:
- United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), since September 2016
- Global Compact Network Singapore, a local chapter of UNGC, since February 2010
As regulator and advocate for the environment, NEA strives to formulate clear policies and public initiatives that benefit Singapore’s environment, economy and society in the long run.
The following diagram outlines our key strategies to achieve our vision of a clean environment, towards a liveable and sustainable Singapore.