Participate

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PARTICIPATION IN THE GGGI IS OPEN TO FISHING INDusTRY, PRIVATE SECTOR, CORPORATES, CIVIL SOCIETY, ACADEMIA AND GOVERNMENTS THAT HAVE AN INTEREST IN CONTRIBUTING TO THE SOLUTION TO GHOST GEAR WORLDWIDE. PARTICIPATION IS FORMALIZED THROUGH A SIGNED STATEMENT OF SUPPORT.

Membership in the GGGI has many benefits, including:

 

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Contributing to a cleaner, safer and more resilient ocean

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Being recognized as a member of the world’s premier organization dedicated to preventing the most harmful form of marine debris

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Leveraging the GGGI website and social media presence to promote your work and your brand on a global stage

 

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Access to solutions projects with wide-ranging conservation, corporate social responsibility and public relations benefits

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Increasing your institutional capacity and reach via opportunities to collaborate / partner with other organizations and experts on specific projects

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Having your project reviewed / recommended by a cross-sectoral team of experts that can be leveraged when applying for external project support

 

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Participating in a set of global, cross-sectoral working groups

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Access to the latest ghost gear research and policy developments

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Access to the latest technologies and best practices associated with gear loss prevention / mitigation

 

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Potential participation in GGGI panel discussions with other experts at various events / conferences around the world

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Access to potential outlets / markets for recycling end of life and recovered gear

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Developing innovative projects through collective thinking and impact;

 

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Securing opportunities to promote products made of recycled or repurposed fishing gear on a global stage

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Invitation to the GGGI Annual Meeting

 
 
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Commitments

As a collective impact initiative, the GGGI can only reach its maximum effectiveness through the active participation of its members. In broad terms, the GGGI and its affiliated members expect member organizations to do the following wherever and however appropriate:

  • Support the GGGI’s mission;

  • Participate in and support GGGI activities and events;

  • Promote the GGGI to external stakeholders and encourage participation to prospective members that would advance the GGGI’s mission;

  • Highlight GGGI membership on your website where appropriate;

  • Complete the GGGI Annual Survey, information from which will be incorporated into the GGGI Annual Report.

Get Involved

If you are interested in joining the GGGI