The philosophy of the CEM is to sustain a small core team of skilled environmental and related specialists, supported by a network of experts in various relevant fields. 

All of the CEM’s environmental specialists are recognised leaders in their fields. 

Specialist services provided by the CEM include:

- Environmental Risk Assessment and Management;

- Environmental Management System Development and Rectification;

- Environmental Management Frameworks;

- Invader Plant Survey and Management Strategies;

- Biodiversity Offsets; and

- Hazardous Waste Delisting Applications.