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Our work

From this page you can find out about Kew's mission and statutory obligations, read our corporate reports and plans for the future, find more about the Bentham-Moxon Trust as well as Kew's people and departments.

Kew's mission is: 'to be the global resource for plant knowledge, building an understanding of the world’s plants upon which all our lives depend'.

Statutory obligations

We are governed by, and adhere to, a range of national and international laws and conventions.

Our statutory obligations

Reports, accounts and plans

Read our Rolling Strategic Business Plan 2012-17, our annual reports and a range of further documents relating to Kew's commercial and scientific activities.

Read the latest reports, accounts and plans

Bentham-Moxon Trust

The mission of the Bentham-Moxon Trust is to provide financial support for botanical collections and research that further the work of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Find out about the Bentham-Moxon Trust

People and departments

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew currently employs around 800 staff at Kew Gardens and Wakehurst. Kew is led by its Director and overseen by the Board of trustees.

People and departments at Kew

Brand guidelines and logos

The Kew logos and brand guidelines are available for download. It is essential that you check whether a logo is appropriate for a certain use. If in doubt, please consult the Kew Brand Guidelines.

Kew's brand guidelines and logos