Become a Partner

Partnership is open to organizations that are aligned with Global Footprint Network’s mission and that wish to be part of a global community of experts and thought leaders in the application of the Ecological Footprint methodology and sustainability issues. Participating partners receive access to a leveraged Network of rich Ecological Footprint expertise and Global Footprint Network scientific and communications support. Participating partners also commit to using the Ecological Footprint in accordance with our application standards.

Global Footprint Network invites organizations with shared goals to partner with us in strengthening the Footprint and enhancing its value as a catalyst for sustainability. Through the participation of our partners we:

Benefits to Partner Organizations

Joining Global Footprint Network connects you with a growing group of leading organizations, gives you access to the latest Ecological Footprinting materials and tools, and provides opportunities for international collaboration.

Our Partner Network facilitates the exchange of ideas and resources among diverse organizations with shared goals. It offers a forum for innovation and adaptation while allowing the organizations invested in it to thrive in a fast-changing world.

Partners are recognized as leaders in ecological resource accounting and sustainability, and play a vital role in advancing the science of sustainability through collaborative Footprint projects.

Tangible Benefits Include:

Joining the Partner Network

Global Footprint Network partners are required to comply with the most recent Ecological Footprint standards and the partner responsibilities detailed in our Partnership Agreement. Please contact us for more details.

If your organization is interested in joining us as a partner, please fill out a PARTNERSHIP APPLICATION and email it along with the signed partner agreement to us at Please also note that this is an application process and completion of the form does not ensure partnership. If you have any questions about partnership or the application process, please feel free to contact us. Thank you!