Distinguish yourself as a leader in “Corporate Ocean Responsibility” by becoming a Member of the World Ocean Council. By making this step you will become a part of a unique, multi-sectoral, global alliance for ocean sustainable development, science and stewardship.

Corporations, Industry and Trade Associations, Research, Academic and Scientific Institutions and individuals from around the world and across the sectors are joining the WOC international leadership alliance to make a difference and to exemplify leadership in ocean sustainability.

WOC Members are leaders of Corporations, Industry and Trade Associations, as well as Research, Academic and Scientific Institutions with a commitment to the future of the ocean. Individuals willing to take action for ocean sustainable development can also become WOC “Affiliate” Members or “Young Ocean Professional” Members.

The WOC alliance forms the platform for coordinating collective action in developing solutions to the ocean environment and sustainability challenges facing the ocean business community. The WOC provides the eyes, ears and voice in the ocean sustainability policy fora and processes, and catalyzes collective action on priority issues.

Member Corporations, Industry and Trade Associations, Research, Academic and Scientific Institutions (referred as Organization Members) but also WOC Affiliate Members (Individual Members) are able to be a part of the WOC Member Committees. Organization Members only are eligible to become WOC Board Members. Visit Member Benefits for an outline of the advantages of becoming a Member.

  • Member Benefits

    Reduced risks from tracking and participation in policy and decision making processes The WOC monitors, analyzes and reports on policy developments affecting ocean industries, especially those which affect many stakeholders […]
  • Meet the World Ocean Council Members

    The WOC Membership is comprised of a wide range of Corporate and Industry Association Members, as well as Research, Academic & Scientific Institution organizations. We’re proud to have their commitment […]
  • Join the WOC

    We welcome ocean industry organizations and individuals willing to act for “Corporate Ocean Responsibility” to become members of the WOC. Organizations (Corporations, Industry & Trade Associations, Research, Academic & Scientific […]