Nigerian Environmental Society

The Nigerian Environmental Society (NES) is a professional, non-profit, non-governmental body which is committed to advocacy and actions towards environmental protection, sustainable environmental development and promotion of environmental professionalism within Nigeria and in the global arena. It is recognized as the premier environmental society and watchdog of the environment in Nigeria.

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Aims and Objectives

a. To advance practical knowledge in environmental technology design, construction operation maintenance and management control systems for facilities.

b. To increase the understanding of the nature and function of the earth’s natural ecosystem, encourage and promote actions necessary to promote and enhance their conservation.

c. To implement the objectives stated herein through the support and encouragement of both new and existing organisations throughout the world incorporating members of all professions involved in environmental quality improvements.

d. To stimulate public awareness of environmental quality controls to the general public and establish the need for preservation, conservation and re-use of natural resources.

Foster Professionalism

To foster and promote the profession of environmental science and engineering in theory and practice and also enhance the usefulness of the profession in the public.

Public Partnerships

To promote public understanding and encourage a sound national policy in matters relating to environmental quality control field


To deliver and hold lectures, exhibitions, public meetings, classes, examinations and conferences calculated directly or indirectly to benefit or advance the works, aims and objectives of the society.

Promote Wellbeing

To promote and foster the well being and interest of environmental scientists and engineers and other related professionals.

Think, Act and Sustain the Environment

Governance Structure

The Board of Trustees is the highest oversight body of the society and acts in an advisory capacity to the society.
The National Executive Council (NEC) provides policy direction for all the activities of the society.
The society holds NEC meetings every quarter with all chapter chairmen in attendance and the National President as chairman of such meetings. Current council members are elected by NES members with the inclusion of ex-officio members and councillors. This ensures inclusiveness and members interests considered in all decision making process.

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