Reports and policies
Read the latest Kew annual reports, our scientific advancements and our policies on key issues.
Our policies and strategies
Anti-slavery policy and statement
Conservation, sustainable use and benefit sharing
Environmental sustainability policy
Freedom of information; Kew Publication Scheme
Genetic modification of plants and fungi
Our annual reports
The latest annual report and accounts of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Annual reports from 2005 can be found on gov.uk
The Kew Foundation Review of the Year 2021 - 2022
Every donation to Kew makes a difference.
Our economic value report
This report by Oxford Economics details the economic value of Kew. It highlights the wide range of benefits the organisation brings to the UK and internationally.
Our governance frameworks
This framework document was drawn up by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) in partnership with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. It defines our key responsibilities and relationships, and arrangements for governance and accountability.
Read more about our statutory obligations under the National Heritage Act 1983
Our Governance at RBG Kew framework brings together our internal operating rules.
It explains what it means to be an 'arm’s length' public body and a charity. It also sets out the rules relating to decision-making, delegated authorities and our internal controls within Kew.