The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of SWEP (SWEP of Greater Philadelphia) was formed in 1995 as a resource for women environmental professionals in the Philadelphia region. The mission of SWEP of Greater Philadelphia is:
To encourage and promote the leadership, achievement, and professional development of women in the environmental professions
To provide an informal setting for women in the environmental professions to meet, share substantive information and work experiences, and to establish a communications exchange
To educate members on new developments and current trends in the environmental field
To encourage and promote the development of business relationships
To encourage and promote public service in the environmental field.