Who can join the SDSN

Membership in the Sustainable Development Solutions Network is free and open to institutions, including universities, research institutions, foundations, civil society, and other organizations. Member institutions should have deep expertise in one or more areas related to sustainable development and commit a substantial amount of their own work towards finding and/or implementing solutions for sustainable development. Click to see a list of our members, National Networks, and Regional Networks.

The SDSN and its members work closely with businesses and governments, particularly around the development and scaling up of new solutions. Businesses can become SDSN Business Partners in recognition of their contributions to the work of SDSN. For more information please contact info@unsdsn.org.

Why join the SDSN

By becoming a member of the SDSN you will join a unique network of problem solvers and contribute to practical solutions for sustainable development. We will work together to support:

  1. Global Discussions on Sustainable Development
  2. Local, National, and Regional Problem Solving for Sustainable Development
  3. Educational Initiatives for Sustainable Development
  4. Applied Research and Communication for Sustainable Development

Reasons for joining the SDSN are described in our factsheet:

Join the SDSN – Benefits of Membership

¿Por qué unirse a la Red de Soluciones para el Desarrollo Sostenible (SDSN, por sus siglas en inglés)?

Les Avantages de l’adhésion

You may also review the Bylaws for SDSN Members.

How to apply

To join the SDSN, please submit an application via the online application system below. Please note that applications received by email will not be considered. Applications are reviewed quarterly (in March, June, September, and December) by the Executive Committee of the SDSN Leadership Council.