INTECOL aims to serve the goals of the regional and national ecological societies,
being composed of their representatives and operating on behalf of these organisations.

INTECOL acts as an advocate for ecology and will assist and support the Member Societies to foster international cooperation for the development of the science of ecology and the application of ecological principles to global and regional issues. Operating as a non-profit organization, INTECOL operates to collect, evaluate and distribute ecological information as well as to promote national, regional and international actions for ecological research, training of personnel, and the science of ecology as being vital in human affairs