Becoming a member

Becoming a member of GeSI means joining a growing number of major information, communication, and technology (ICT) companies and organisations from around the world seeking social and environmental sustainability through technology. Join us in addressing some of the most urgent 21st century challenges and delivering on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. 

GeSI Membership Provides:

The Value of Membership

  • Unique opportunity to work with peers and other global stakeholders to build a more sustainable world.
  • Experience and knowledge of vital sustainability issues and the role of the global ICT community.
  • Support to meet the evolving expectations of customers, citizens, investors, employees, and stakeholders for responsible behaviour.
  • Improved sustainability performance via GeSI’s world-renowned thought leadership, sustainability management tools, knowledge forums, and peer-to-peer exchange.
  • Access to exclusive content, tools, webinars, and briefings.
  • Participation in high-level events with key stakeholders, policymakers, industry customers, and tech partners.
  • Engagement of key opinion leaders to advocate on members’ behalf.
  • High-profile branding, networking, & positioning opportunities.

Download Brochure: The Value of Membership

GeSI Membership Requirements:

Membership of GeSI is open to any company or organisation, which as a principal part of its business, provides a service for the point to point transmission of voice, data or moving images over a fixed, Internet, mobile or personal communication network, or is a supplier of equipment which is an integral component of the communication network infrastructure.

Reflecting the evolution and cross-cutting nature of our work, we also offer associate and collaborative membership opportunities to organisations and industry players from other sectors. Recognizing that cooperation will be key to achieving the SDGs, we also strive to continually expand our network of partnerships with government organizations, civil society, and academia.

The GeSI Board approves all applications for membership.

To learn more, please contact us at info@gesi.org.

Membership Levels

  • INDUSTRY MEMBERS
  • NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, TRADE ASSOCIATIONS
  • OTHER
Partners

Member

10.000 USD

  • Limited access to member-only tools/resources
  • Access limits & conditions to be decided by the Board
  • Attend General Assembly without voting rights, unless a Board member is elected (1 seat on the Board)

Medium-size enterprises

Full member

15.000 USD

  • Access to all member-only tools/resources
  • Access (free of charge or at a discounted rate) to tools/resources made available to any interested party
  • No voting rights

ICT Companies

Full member

30.000 USD

  • Access to all member-only tools/resources
  • Access (free of charge or at a discounted rate) to tools/resources made available to any interested party

Small enterprises

Full member

5.000 USD

  • Access to all member-only tools/resources
  • Access (free of charge or at a discounted rate) to tools/resources made available to any interested party
  • No voting rights

Under 50 members

TRADE ASSOCIATIONS

15.000 USD

  • Limited access to member-only tools/resources
  • Limited access to tools/resources made available to any interested party
  • Voting rights

*Access limits and conditions to be decided by the Board

Over 50 members

TRADE ASSOCIATIONS

25.000 USD

  • Limited access to member-only tools/resources
  • Limited access to tools/resources made available to any interested party
  • Voting rights

*Access limits and conditions to be decided by the Board

Follow Purpose

INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

No Fee

  • Limited access to member-only tools/resources
  • Limited access to tools/resources made available to any interested party
  • Eligible for one Board seat

*Access limits and conditions to be decided by the Board

Follow Purpose

Users

250,00 USD

Users may participate in GeSI events for free and have access to specific areas of GeSI member-only information after a formal registration procedure.

Users can not attend the GeSI General Assembly.

Universities, colleges

Academic members

5.000 USD

  • Limited access to member-only tools/resources
  • Limited access to tools/resources made available to any interested party

*Access limits and conditions to be decided by the Board

Follow Purpose

Associates

No Fee

  • Limited access to member-only tools/resources
  • Attend General Assembly without voting rights, unless a Board member is elected (1 seat on the Board)

*Access limits and conditions to be decided by the Board

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Based on European Commission definition:
Small = < 50 staff, ≤ €10M turnover (or ≤ €10M balance sheet)
Medium = < 250 staff, ≤ €50M turnover (or ≤ €43M balance sheet)