Mission & Goals

Cerro Rico de Potosí




The mission of the Environmental Health Council is to work internationally with communities to identify, evaluate and remediate environmental contamination that affects their health and quality of life.


• To identify communities that are highly exposed to environmental toxins.
• To identify the nature, levels and health consequences of such exposures.
• To educate affected individuals, communities and relevant organizations concerning the consequences of such exposures.
• To collaborate with individuals, communities, civil society organizations and governments, in developing, funding, and implementing feasible, measurable, integrated, comprehensive and culturally relevant strategies and programs to reduce their exposures to environmental toxins and improve the health and quality of life of affected communities.