The Philippine Network of Environmental Journalists, Inc (PNEJ) is a non-governmental, non-profit and non-partisan media group. With the support from the U.S.-based Internews’ Earth Journalism Network, PNEJ was launched in Manila on June 5, 2010 (World Environment Day) to empower and enable journalists to improve the quality, accuracy, and intensity of environmental reporting in the Philippines.
The PNEJ envisions a sustainable Philippine environment and a well-informed, environmental conscious society through excellence in environmental journalism.
* While we report on all aspects of issues including politics, economy, health and entertainment, we strongly highlight the importance and advancement of public understanding of environmental issues by improving the quality of environmental news reporting. We believe that it is essential to provide critical support to journalists of all media in their efforts to cover complex issues of the environment responsibly.
* To improve the level and value of environmental news reporting, PNEJ aims to offer unique services for working journalists through seminars or conferences, study tours, links to other media organizational locally and internationally, awards for the best environmental reporting, and other activities.
* Strengthening the connection between media and society, including the businesses, academe, government officials and local people, to participate in environmental protection activities in the Philippines. PNEJ focuses not just on environmental problems but also creating stories that suggest solutions.
* Strengthening the communication and collaboration between PNEJ and journalists from other countries such as China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Brazil, Greater Horn of Africa, Mexico, India, among other countries with network of environmental journalists.