1. To provide leading-edge, web-based publishing services/solutions to scientists and researchers who are excited to investigate the biggest issues of the 21st century.
2. To disseminate the most current research findings to the scientific community without financial, legal or technical barriers.
3. To become an independently vibrant community of scholarship that stands in the service of all nations.
4. To lead the international agenda across the open access spectrum and through other publishing initiatives, with a view to making significant contributions to society – regionally, nationally and internationally.