Participation types

There are two types of participation available: Standard Participation and Leader Participation. Both types involve participation commitments, the payment of an annual participation fee and participation benefits. The full participation system can be dowloaded here.

Standard comitments and benefits

All GGGI participants are requested to make their best efforts to meet the standard commitments.

Commitments

For all stakeholders:

  1. Support the GGGI’s mission and specific aims
  2. Practice in line with GGGI governance principles: constructive dialogue and collective contribution
  3. Promote the GGGI
  4. Participate in the annual meeting and opportunity to join a Working Group
  5. Enlarge the collective by bringing in new participants
  6. Share data
  7. Distribute case studies
  8. Contribute financially to GGGI operations according to the fee scale

In addition for private sector participants:

  1. Promote GGGI best practices within supply chains
  2. Raise consumer awareness about solutions

In addition for fishing industry participants:

  1. Raise awareness with local/national fishing industry
  2. Implement best practices

In addition for civil society participants:

  1. Promote GGGI to supporters and public
  2. Promote GGGI to international and national policy makers

In addition for national and international institutions:

  1. Promote GGGI to international and national policy makers

Benefits

  1. Make a global difference by contributing to safer, cleaner oceans

Leveraging

  1. Leadership in your sector
  2. Increase your capacity to make a difference through combining forces
  3. Increase fundraising return on investment through collaborative grant applications
  4. Opportunities to partner on specific projects
  5. Enhance your reputation by promoting your work as part of the GGGI
  6. Recognition with your logo on the GGGI website

Networking

  1. Meet new contacts at the annual meeting
  2. A platform to promote your activities
  3. Access to advice and support
  4. Discover more outlets for recycling gear
  5. Access to solution projects with wide-ranging corporate social responsibility and public relations benefits
  6. Understanding where responsible sourcing regions and fisheries are
  7. Develop innovative products and projects through collective thinking
  8. Access to interested potential funders for projects in your region

Learning

  1. Exchange information with a global community of cross-sectoral experts
  2. Share materials and develop greater knowledge and insight
  3. Access to evidence/data
  4. Learn about tangible solutions
  5. Develop case studies about your work
  6. Learn how to lead a collective impact initiative by joining the Steering Group
  7. Learn how to run collaborative work by chairing a Working Group
 

Leader commitments and benefits

GGGI participants are described as GGGI Leaders when they make their best efforts to meet both standard and additional commitments.

Commitments

For all stakeholders:

  1. Contribute financially to GGGI operations – minimum USD12,000 per year

The following activity is recognised as in-kind towards this fee:

  • Steering Group membership
  • Working Group Coordinator
  • Working Group Chair

In addition for private sector participants:

  1. Integrate GGGI best practices and policies within existing seafood sourcing standards/certification/labels

In addition for fishing industry participants:

  1. Data collection and baselines
  2. Develop case studies
  3. Implement new GGGI solution projects

In addition for civil society participants:

  1. Collaboratively fundraise for solution projects
  2. Develop case studies
  3. Implement new GGGI solution projects

In addition for national and international institutions:

  1. Collaboratively fundraise for solution projects

Benefits

Leveraging

  1. Higher profile on GGGI website
  2. GGGI press releases and public presentations will always feature GGGI leaders
  3. Case study reports/video will feature GGGI Leaders

Networking

  1. Leaders will be given preferential speaking slots at international conferences

Learning

  1. More influence and leadership on direction of GGGI (if join Steering Group or as a Working Group Coordinator/Chair)
  2. Leaders will be given first right of refusal to support new GGGI solution projects
 

Participation fee scale

The fee scale differentiates between stakeholder categories, and between two types of participants: Standard and Leader. They are annual fees in USD. Payment will be requested by invoice from World Animal Protection upon receipt of a Statement of Support to join the GGGI. The fee scale can be downloaded here.

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