Creating member value

WEC creates value for our members in a variety of ways, learn more about our membership criteria.

  • We are a platform for senior executives to exchange practical solutions for Corporate Sustainability. Learn more here.
  • We incentivize improvement by recognizing excellence in sustainable development with our Gold Medal award. Learn more here.
  • We offer members the opportunity to support international capacity building projects that support small and medium enterprises in their upstream supply chain. Learn more here.
  • Our Next-Tier mentorship helps to advance sustainability throughout the value chain and is a practical learning opportunity for sustainability managers.

Global Members

Global Members have the capacity and staff to implement sustainability,. They face global environmental/social risks and want to learn from the most advanced companies and industry sectors in order to strengthen their strategies and respond to stakeholder demands, and business opportunities.

Global Members have the opportunity to:

  • participate in all WEC Executive Roundtables and Webinars
  • present their achievements when considered best-practice
  • host a WEC Executive Roundtable
  • participate in the WECosystem
  • make use of WEC’s Toolbox for Sustainability
  • serve as mentor in WEC’s mentorship program for Next Tier members
  • serve on WEC’s Board of Directors

Our Membership Criteria

New members are approved by the WEC Board of Directors based in their attainment of the following membership criteria:

  • alignment with WEC’s purpose
  • visible commitment to sustainable development
  • ability to inspire global/regional companies on sustainable development practices
  • openness and active participation
  • demonstration of Corporate Responsibility

WEC’s Board will consider corporate reputation, policies and practices when selecting members. Membership in WEC is not an endorsement of a corporation or their practices.

To Join WEC

Please contact Glenn Prickett, WEC President & CEO at or Frank Werner, WEC Director of WEC Europe at to submit a membership application or if you have questions.