We invite financial institutions and organisations working towards a sustainable blue economy to join this leadership initiative and help shape the future of finance. We work to accelerate the transition towards sustainable use of the world’s ocean, seas and marine resources by developing practical actions and outputs for insurers, lenders and investors.

By joining, you will have access to a global community of practice, peer-to-peer learning, blue finance resources and knowledge base, and help shape guidance to deliver a sustainable blue ocean economy. We will help you find cutting edge new solutions, amplify success, and catalyse change, with a dissemination power at a global level.

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Benefits of Joining:

  • Gain access to an international network of professionals
  • Discover best-practices across the financial landscape
  • Catalyse change, contributing to major industry reports
  • Get involved in, and influence, industry guidance
  • Access the latest science and policy developments
  • Align on common approaches and methodologies
  • Peer exchange for practical advice and capacity building
  • Leverage our dissemination power at a global level
  • Capitalise on our pool of resources
  • Use our platform to amplify your successe

Join as a signatory or member

There are two options for joining, with difrerent expectations and benefits for each highlighted below.

Signatory

We encourage financial institutions to take action, and join as signatories, committing to align their activities with the Principles. Signatories gain all the benefits of membership and more.

  • Commitment: Agree to adopt the 14 Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Principles.
  • Membership: Agree to membership of the initiative, contributing to the working groups and supporting the community.
  • Reporting: Publicly report (annually) on how the institution is working to implement the Principles.1
  • Communications: Allow use of the logo in your institutions’ marketing & communications material.
  • Participation: Join the community of practice meetings and calls. Give input to discussions and work programme.
  • Decision-making: Participate in decision-making on work programme to support implementation of the Principles and opportunities to contribute to outputs of the initiative (eg. briefings/guidance).

 

Member

If your organisation would like to support the Principles you can become a member of the initiative. Financial Institutions who join as a member are expected to work towards becoming a signatory over time. This means:

  • Commitment: Expectation of working towards the adoption and implementation of the Principles. Financial institutions who join as members are expected to become signatories to the Principles in time.
  • Membership: Agree to membership of the initiative, contributing to the working groups and supporting the community.
  • Reporting: Report to the secretariat annually on how the organisation plans to support blue economy finance.
  • Participation: Join the community of practice meetings and calls. Give input to discussions and work programme.