1. Rising the level of the environmental protection by ensuring the oversight of the environmental commitment through appropiate regulations, legislations, and strategies.
2. Integrating the environmental protection in the regulations, strategies, and programs of different sectors in the Kingdom.
3. Strengthening coordination and integration among different components of the environmental range.
4. Conducting environmental studies to build the knowledge base needed to implement proper strategies and legislation.
5. Contributing to developing human capabilities to improve environmental protection.
6. Contributing to maximizing and activating the role of the private sector to improve the level of environmental services.
7. Raising environmental awareness within society.
8. Representing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia effectively in regional and international environmental organizations and conventions.
9. Developing the forests and national parks sustainably to promote ecotourism.