Since its establishment in 1983, NEMC has recorded a number of achievements, the major ones being:
a) Raising awareness on environmental issues to strategic groups include; parliamentarians, media, politicians, religious leaders, pressure groups, private sector and the Public in general.
b) Preparing NEMC Strategic Plan that state and clarify NEMC mandates basing on its clientele and stakeholder needs as well as its legal mandates.
The four technical directorates are:
Directorate of Environmental Compliance and Enforcement (DECE)
Directorate of Environmental Information, Communication and Outreach (DEICO)
Directorate of Environmental Impact Assessment (DEIA)
Directorate of Environmental Planning and Research (DEPR)