The IPS is an organisation of corporate and individual members dedicated to the responsible management and Wise Use of peatlands and peat.
It promotes the gathering, exchange and communication of knowledge and experience.
The Society serves all those interested in peat and peatlands, including the scientific, industrial and commercial, and regulatory communities.
It respects the economic, social and environmental values of the peatland resource.
Currently the IPS has 1,400 individual and institutional members from 43 countries.