CED organizes many outreach programs to disseminate the knowledge among the community. It also focus on networking with individual researchers and scientific organizations. The Centre is regularly organizing Kerala Environment Congress and Odisha Environment Congress every year based on specific themes. It acts as a platform for information and knowledge sharing between scientific community and policy-decision makers to discuss about the major environmental and developmental issues the state is facing from time to time
CED is coordinating the National Environmental Awareness Campaign of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India in Kerala and Lakshadweep Islands
CED is also conducting workshops and seminars on specific topics of relevance from time to time for different groups such as students, scientists and engineers, policy –decision makers and other officials and elected representatives of local governments.