Eco-counselling centres have jointly founded an association aimed at enhancing the promotion of common goals and increasing the efficiency of their work. The mission and goals of the association are as follows:
- Promote precautional protection of the environment as a principle observed by individual citizens, state and local administration bodies and entrepreneurial sphere when making decisions
- Support mutual cooperation, experience and information exchange among the Network members in the field of eco-counselling, help to maintain community spirit and mutual support among STEP members
- Participate in defining and asserting the eco-counselling as a profession, take care of the quality of activities and member credibility, and increase their expertise and knowledge.
- Help other organizations to build up and improve their background and train staff to be able to provide expert eco-counselling.