Membership categories

Full Members

Full members shall be any national or international association admitted as such which:

  • has as its purpose to represent any individual or legal person performing a directorship of any kind and under any title within any legal entity or organisation and to promote its skills in the performance of such a mandate;

  • is a duly incorporated legal entity under the law and custom of a Member State either of the European Union either of the EFTA (including Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Iceland and Norway) and has its registered office in such State;

  • has no political affiliation or activity; and is recognised as an appropriate legal not-for-profit entity (when applicable),

  • has a sound financial position.

 

Full members are classified into 3 sub-categories:

 

1.      Major members are defined as full members belonging to countries members of EC or EFTA participating directly in the G20.

2.      [Regular] members are full members not qualified either as “developing members“ [see above], nor as "major members" [see below].

3.      Developing members are defined as full members belonging to EU countries having adhered to the European Union since 2003.

Affiliated Members

The affiliated members shall be any national or international association admitted as such and might be:

 

  • Institutes of directors from countries which are not members of the EU nor of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA),

  • Institutes of directors from EU or EFTA countries which are already represented by a full member

  • Any organisation with similar goals to ecoDa's ones.

 

The affiliated members should have:

 

  • no political affiliation or activity; and is recognised as an appropriate legal not-for-profit entity (when applicable),

  • and a sound financial position.

 

Moreover, Affiliated Members could include Corporate Associates which contribute actively to ecoDa's social object and Research Associates acting in ecoDa's areas of competence.