Environment Tobago promotes the conservation of Tobago’s natural resources by advancing the knowledge and understanding of their essential relationship to human health and quality of life, through education, advocacy, research and restoration.
Ensuring the viability of Tobago’s natural ecosystems. Promoting sustainable and responsible development. Ensuring a residential population educated about the relationship between humans and the environment. Ensuring that legislation is enacted for conservation of same. For the organisation; an environmental knowledge base accessible to all. An organisation with members committed and passionate about dealing with the varied environmental issues that affect Tobago.
Environment TOBAGO (ET) is a non-governmental, not–profit organization established in 1996. ET prides itself on 23 years of advocating for the welfare of local environment. But it works as well towards ways to mitigate nature-induced events or other stressors that threatens way-of-life both here and abroad. The organization comprises an elected board of directors all volunteers, salaried staff and importantly members.
ET’s funding comes mainly through donor grants and contributions. These over time have included; the Fernandes Trust Fund, BHP TT, the British High Commission, BPTT, the Canadian High Commission, the Trinidad Hilton Hotel, PAHO/UNEP, UNDP/GEF, the Tobago House of Assembly and many others. Smaller companies have also contributed, for instance ACE Printery, BarCode, Essentially Tobago, Magus ICT and scores of others to numerous to mention here.
Projects over the years including: the Keep A Clean School Awards Program and the Tobago Ridge to Reef Education Program, both of which are still running.