The organization envisions an empowered society that relates with its environment in a just and sustainable manner for the equitable benefit of all Filipinos.
Its mission is to facilitate the empowerment of communities and institutions to manage their ecosystem through law and other creative mechanisms.
Towards the fulfillment of its Vision and Mission, Tanggol Kalikasan shall render Public Interest Environmental Law services to the end that:
Local communities dependent on their natural resources are educated on and capable of enforcing their environmental rights.
Local and national policies are pro-people and pro-environment.
Government institutions actively promote and operationalize environmental governance.
A national constituency is actively and unceasingly ensuring environmental governance.
A national constituency is actively and unceasingly ensuring environmental defense.