The Centre for Environmental Rights NPC has a Board of Directors comprising a non-executive Chairperson, the Executive Director, and five non-executive board members.
The primary purpose of our Board is to provide governance and oversight of our organisation: what work we do, how we spend our funds, how we manage risk, and how we comply with law and best practice.
What work we do
The Board participates in the development of the strategic direction of and plan for the organisation, and monitors the organisation’s activities to ensure that we continue to work to meet our strategic objectives.
How we spend our funds
The Board approves our annual budget, reviews quarterly reports on spending against budget, signs off on the annual audit of our financial statements, and makes sure that CER is adequately resourced to meet our strategic objectives. Board members also authorise certain payments in accordance with our internal financial policies.
How we manage risk
The Board continuously assesses risks to the organisation, and ensures that adequate risk management measures are in place.
How we comply with the law and best practice
The Board ensures that CER complies with all applicable regulatory requirements.
The CER Board meets on a quarterly basis, and reviews its governance practices on an ongoing basis.
- National Legislation36
- International instruments4
- Provincial Legislation17
- Government Documents8
- Case watch2
- What's new?5
Request to the Department of Water and Sanitation in relation to number of inspections, inspection reports, administrative enforcement, Environmental Management Inspectors, Water Use Licences and criminal enforcement (2 May 2019)
14 May 2019
Request to the Department of Mineral Resources for information in relation to Environmental Mineral Resource Inspectors, Compliance Monitoring, Administrative Enforcement and Section 24G of NEMA (3 April 2019)
14 May 2019
12 October 2018