The Arboricultural Association is a body licensed by the Society for the Environment. This means that it is licensed to confer the status of Chartered Environmentalist on its Professional and Fellow members who can demonstrate that their practice of arboriculture takes place within the context of appropriate environmental considerations. Chartered Environmentalists are entitled to use the post-nominals CEnv. The assessment process for aspiring CEnvs is detailed in the Chartered Environmentalist Application Form is available to download by simply clicking here.
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The Association has mapped appropriate standards specific to arboriculture into the general areas of competence required by SocEnv (see www.socenv.org.uk/cenv/about-cenv/ and click on 'Chartered Environmentalist Specification' Section 2 to see the general areas of competence required).
“...Sustainability is about the integration of environmental, social, and economic components of our lives and finding ways in which we can advance civilization without destroying natural diversity and depleting scarce natural resources of our planet...”. Dr Peter Matthews
The Arboricultural Association is licensed to award its Professional and Fellow Members the status Chartered Environmentalist if they have at least four years relevant experience, relevant academic qualifications and can demonstrate knowledge of, competence in, and engagement with, sustainable management of the environment.