2007 Annual Report - Agency for Geoscience sector
Preface | Agency for geoscience sector | 2007 Highlights | Geoscience makes significant progress | Research drives the Knowledge Economy | 3D Ireland | Supporting effective infrastructure | Coastal potential | Geoscience and Ireland's energy | Clean water is central to our environment | North-South and International Cooperation | Society supports geoscience | GSI organisation | Using GSI services
MISSION: To serve a changing society by providing relevant geological information.
VISION: To add value to our customers and society by being responsive and efficient.
- To provide easily accessible and accurate geological information.
- To support sustainable development, environmental protection and national development plans.
- To map Ireland's earth resources.
- To promote public understanding of the role of GSI and geology in Irish society.
- To provide a stimulating, motivating and rewarding work environment for GSI staff.
GSI CORE VALUES
GSI undertakes its mission through the application of its core values:
Excellence – This must underpin all our activities from vision to operating procedures and final products and services;
Accessibility – Data are made available to all users in a timely manner and in user-friendly formats;
Responsiveness – GSI strives to understand and anticipate the real needs of its customers and stakeholders, and to respond effectively to them;
Ethical awareness – GSI displays integrity, equality and impartiality in its services and data;
Societal awareness – GSI develops its programmes in response to society's needs;
Stimulation – The prompting of research and innovation through use of our data to create added value for customers;
Cooperation – The creation of maximum benefit for customers and stakeholders through cooperation at regional, national, North-South and international levels;
High Skill Levels – It is through the constantly updated skills of our staff that we create value for customers and stakeholders.
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