ECOS is an international network of NGOs who support our mission to defend environmental interests in the development of standards and product regulations.

As the only environmental organisation worldwide to specialise in standardisation, ECOS offers to its members a range of unique benefits and opportunities. ECOS members have access to exclusive information and technical expertise which they can apply to their work at national level. Our network is inclusive and open to all NGOs wishing to engage in standardisation and sharing our goals. Members can join ECOS in different membership categories.

Why join ECOS

  • International network of experts

    Become part of an international network of experts and stakeholders in standardisation. Find new potential partnerships and increase the visibility of your organisation.

  • Technical expertise & capacity-building material

    The ECOS training programme offer comprises international and national tailor-made workshops and gives members access to a set of resources on the website membership area.

  • Up-to-date information on a wide range of work areas

    Benefit from first-hand insights into standardisation and policy developments through our communications.

Full Members

We are happy to welcome environmental NGOs wishing to engage in standardisation as full ECOS members. In addition to networking and visibility opportunities and access to updates on standardisation developments, full members benefit from exclusive trainings, tailor-made workshops and the possibility to shape the ECOS work programme. A membership fee applies.

Become a full member

Associate Members

The associate membership is an opportunity for organisations to support ECOS without being involved in its decision-making. Associate members benefit from networking and visibility opportunities as well as from access to information and updates on standardisation developments. This membership package is free of charge and does not include certain exclusive benefits.

Become an associate member

ECOS is co-funded by the European Commission and EFTA

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