Environmental Research Center (PPLH) is a research center of Research and Community Empowerment of IPB (LPPM-IPB) based on Decree of Education and Culture Minister No. 0435/O/1992 about IPB Statuta and Decree of IPB Rector No. 116/Um/1994. PPLH-LPPM, IPB is a research center focusing on environmental studies leading to environmental policies, technologies, and management.

PPLH-LPPM, IPB is the older research center focusing their activities at natural resource and environment field. In the begining, PPLH-LPPM IPB was founded in 1976 as a research center for natural resources and environmental management. PPLH-IPB was created based on an idea about research center establishment purposing to improve research capability and to support Graduate School of Environmental Resources Management Program.
“PPLH-LPPM, IPB will always professionally ready and commit to cooperate and collaborate with various stakeholders as a contribution, responsibility in maintaining the sustainability of natural resources and environmental function.”