Welcome to the IEPSL

IEPSL is the professional institute for the practicing environmentalist with the objective of upholding the dignity and raising the reputation of the environmental profession in Sri Lanka. It is committed to extend the professionalism and its services to the country at large for the benefit of the public


A vibrant body of outstanding environmental professionals contributing effectively to the advancement of the field of environment and for resolution of environmental problems confronting the modern society


To protect the dignity and recognition of the profession through education, research and application of scientific knowledge, while contributing to maintain high standards in the practice of environmental management

Message from the President

The Institute of Environmental professionals Sri Lanka was initiated in 2006 with the blessing of then minister of Environment H.E. the President Maithripala Sirisena. It was a much needed requirement, to have an independent professional body for environmental professionals in various disciplines and sectors. They would work together and help the country take educated and scientifically sound decisions in the development process.

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The Institute will continue to work with all the stakeholders including private sector, government sector and …

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Become a Charter Member

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My aim is to raise our position in global environment index – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says Sri Lanka is ahead of other countries in South Asia in protecting environmental standards. “My aim is to take Sri Lanka at least to 25th position of the Index of Protecting Environmental Standards, from its current position of 69”,...

Call for environmental professionals to intervene in garbage issues

The Institute of Environmental Professionals, Sri Lanka (IEPSL) hasn’t made any representations to the Central Environmental Authority (CEA) on the issue of the CEA not taking legal action against local government bodies which fail to properly dispose of garbage...

President Sirisena speaks at Environmental Professionals AGM

The 9th Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Environmental Professionals was held  under the auspices of President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday. Speaking at the event the President said: What I witnessed was, that, during the past few years, the environment...


Panel Discussion: Future Energy Trends in Sri Lanka

The Institute of Environmental Professionals (IEPSL) was established in 2006, as the umbrella organization of environmental professionals. The aim of the Institute is to uphold the dignity and raise the reputation of the environmental profession and to extend its professional services for the benefit of the general public, in addition to providing policy advice to state agencies when the need arises.


on 02nd June 2018 (Saturday) 8.00 a.m. – 10.30 a.m. at Wellawatte Coastal Area Organized by IEPSL with ABANS World Environment Day is the UN's most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment and this...

All Charter Members Meeting

Dear Charter Members, We are pleased to inform you that a meeting has been arranged for all Charter Members of the Institute of Environmental Professionals, Sri Lanka, from 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm on Tuesday 24th April 2018 at the Central Environmental Authority. The main...

IEPSL Code of Ethics

What is Professional Ethics? The standards by reference to which preferable conduct relating to a certain area of human activity may be determined.

‘Professional ethics’ is the group of standards relating to the activities of professionals.