CIAT is one of 24 professional institutions licensed by the Society for the Environment to register individual members as Chartered Environmentalists (CEnv). Being a Chartered environmental professional is about having the knowledge, experience and commitment to apply sustainable thinking and professional standards throughout your daily working life. 
Through CEnv registration, CIAT are able to recognise, reward and celebrate the commitment and achievement of Chartered Members who have demonstrated their expertise when championing and delivering a sustainable environment. Professional registration is widely recognised as a mark to be trusted and carries a strong reputation for quality around the world.

Join over 7,300 Chartered Environmentalists from a multitude of sectors and disciplines and stand out from the crowd by showcasing your environmental expertise.

Why should I become a CEnv?

  • Enhanced career prospects and employability
  • Formal recognition and verified environmental competence
  • Increased professional credibility and use of the designation CEnv
  • Inclusion in the online Environmental Professional Directory
  • Gain opportunities to speak at events and contribute to webinars and articles
  • Establish national and international connections via our partnerships


Find out why these professionals became CEnv

To become a Chartered Environmentalist, an applicant must:

  • be a Chartered Member, MCIAT;
  • have a relevant Master’s level degree or equivalent level of knowledge;
  • have sufficient, relevant and responsible practical experience to be able to demonstrate the competences;
  • demonstrate underpinning environmental knowledge and an ability to apply it in practice; and
  • agree to comply with the Society for the Environment’s Code of Ethics and CPD requirements of CIAT.

The application fee to become a Chartered Environmentalist is £200 and the annual subscription is £90, payable from 1 May. The total for the first year is £290 and cheques should be made payable to CIAT Registers Ltd.

You may be asked for additional documentary evidence in support of an application, this will be reassessed at no extra cost.

If a candidate is referred at the initial assessment stage, they are eligible to reapply at a later date and the reapplication fee is £50.

The Institute may request a candidate to attend a Professional Review Interview and the fee for this is £50.

For further details on how to become a Chartered Environmentalist, download the Candidate guidance notes below.