The JBI is committed to the sustainable development of the Bauxite/Alumina Industry while ensuring the management of the environment for the greatest benefit of the Jamaican people. The Institute will work in collaboration with other agencies and will be pro-active in attaining compatibility between the Industry's operations (processes, activities and products) and the environment by:


Ensuring that operations are conducted with minimal impact on the environment.


  • Ensuring compliance with all local standards and regulations through a regular and effective monitoring programme.
  • Conducting regular reviews on the environmental performance of the industry and instituting the necessary corrective actions.
  • Promoting research and development aimed at identifying new technologies for a cleaner, more efficient production process and waste minimization.
  • Fostering and maintaining a harmonious relationship with communities in the vicinity of bauxite/alumina operations.