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Applying for membership

Members of the Global CCS Institute have the opportunity to:

  • shape the strategic direction of the Institute;
  • share and receive knowledge, information and expertise on:
    • the development and deployment of safe, economic and environmentally sustainable commercial-scale CCS projects;
    • technologies that will capture, transport and store emissions, and provide expert insight on the costs and benefits of carbon solutions, and the operational and legislative requirements needed to achieve success; and
    • methods to build confidence in CCS and help drive the international momentum needed to provide a solution to the urgent problem of climate change.
  • propose, and vote on, amendments to the Constitution;
  • approve appointments to the Board of Directors and to the International Advisory Panel; and
  • nominate and vote on appointments to the Board Selection Panel.


Eligibility criteria

Membership is available to governments, corporations and organisations who can demonstrate a legitimate interest in the advancement of CCS, where they:

  • Have demonstrated that they will make a material contribution to the fulfilment of the objectives of the Institute, or are likely to make such a contribution; and
  • Carry on a business or activity where the advancement of CCS is not merely incidental to its core business or activities.

Our Strategic Direction

Global CCS Institute 2017-2022

In July 2017, following an extensive period of consultation with Members, the Global CCS Institute released its new Five-Year Strategic Plan: Accelerating the deployment and commercial viability of CCS 2017-2022. The key elements of the plan can be viewed below:

This Plan provides the foundation for the Institute’s future direction and influences the way we work with Members, the activities we will look to undertake and how we will act whilst delivering them.


Membership Information and Enquiries

If you have any questions regarding membership of the Global CCS Institute, or would like to become a Member, please contact

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Application Process

As per the Institute’s Constitution, applications for Membership are assessed by the Institute’s International Board of Directors.

The full statement of membership criteria and the assessment process is detailed within:

Global CCS Institute Constitution


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