TIES is a registered research centre that works on national and global environmental issues. The organisation has affiliations from various organizations nationally, and works in close connection with universities in India and abroad.
- Affiliated research centre of Mahatma Gandhi University in Environmental and Atmospheric sciences, conducting Ph. D programmes
- Approved by Ministry of Agriculture, MOEFCC, Science and Technology of Government of India, KSCSTE Govt. of Kerala etc., conducting collaborative/supporting projects
- Partner of IISAC, New York for Tropical Biodiversity Field School Programme for students of various US Universities
- Supporting Agency for Jalanidhi (Kerala Rural Water and Sanitation Agency)
- Approved analytical laboratory for water and soil
- Service provider for Suchithwa Mission