The aim of ECCS is to promote the use of steelwork in the construction sector by the development of standards and promotional information. It also helps to influence decision makers through the management of working committees, publications, conferences, and by active representation on European and International Committees dealing with standardisation, research and development and education.

ECCS is also involved within European projects to always further extend knowledge and research about all possibilities offered by steel.

The objectives of the Association are: