Do you share our mission towards a sustainable and fair use of natural resources?

Join us on our journey!

We are an international non-profit organisation mobilising concerted action to promote sustainability and fairness in the global use of natural resources. As an impact-led association, individual and organisational members play a key role to support and contribute to our work, and benefit from special conditions and activities.

Discover our new membership model and become part of our shared efforts to make natural resources a driver towards wellbeing for all within planetary boundaries. 

Our Membership Model for Individuals

A relationship built on reciprocity and shared values.

We believe that everyone has a role to play in shaping a world where natural resources are fairly and sustainably used. Whether you are an expert in the field or someone who is eager to learn more, our membership is open to all individuals who share a passion for sustainable resource use and a commitment to the wellbeing of our planet.

Our membership is based on a simple principle: we want to contribute to you while you contribute to us. This is why becoming a member comes with special conditions, access to dedicated activities and the opportunity to first-hand contribute to our work, through your ideas and energy. 

Your Benefits

Webinars & online trainings

Access to interactive webinars and online trainings on topics related to sustainable resource use.

Discounted event tickets

Enjoy a discount on the standard price for WRF conferences in-person or a free online ticket.

Shape WRF conferences

Provide inputs and original ideas to increase the impact of our conferences.

Feedback & new ideas

Provide feedback on our activities and challenge us to further improve.

Share your expert views

Opportunity to publish your op-ed on a relevant topic on our website and gain exposure.

On-the-job trainings

Apply for short-term fellowships and on-the-job trainings to improve your skills.

Like-minded community

Join and connect with a network of experts in the field of sustainability and natural resources.

Dedicated online platform

Get to know the other members and be up to date with latest news and events.

Fees & Conditions

Annual fee, discounted for students and low- and middle income countries.

As individual, you can get your annual membership for EUR 100. We offer a discounted rate of EUR 50 for students, PhDs and individuals from low- and middle-income countries (according to the World Bank classification) to make our membership more inclusive and accessible. The membership lasts for one year from the day of purchase, and you can sign up anytime during the year.

100 EUR

per year


50 EUR

per year

Discounted for students, and residents in low- and middle-income countries

Do you want to join us as an organisation?

Our membership model for private and public organisations.

Alongside our membership model for individuals, we offer an attractive and customisable membership for organisations of all sizes and nature, from corporates, to ministries, regions, cities, NGOs, SMEs and startups. Current and previous members include, amongst others, HP, German Environment Agency, Empa, Rhomberg, and City of St. Gallen.

This membership model is based on a variety of different benefits depending on the level of engagement you wish for. In case of interest, we encourage you to get in touch with us directly so that we can present you the value of becoming an organisational member. 

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Who can join WRFA as an individual member?

The WRFA membership is open for everyone. No matter your experience or background. Most importantly, you share our passion for sustainable resource use and a commitment to the wellbeing of our planet.

How long does my membership last?

All membership types are valid for one year, starting from the day you sign up as a member. You can sign up as a member every day of the year.

Do I receive a discount for the WRF conference if I was a member in the year preceding the conference?

To benefit from the discount on the WRF conference (next time in 2025), you need to be a member in the year of the conference (2025). If you were member only in 2024, unfortunately the discount does not apply.

Can organisations/institutions also become a member?

Yes. Any type of organisation, company, association or institution can become a WRFA member. We have tailored partnerships offer, depending on the size and level of engagement of the organisation. Please get in touch with us if your organisation is interested.

Do I have voting rights as an individual member?

According to the WRFA statutes, individual members have no voting rights.

With whom will my membership data be shared?

We are committed to protecting the privacy of our members. To understand how we collect, use and safeguard your personal data, please have a look at the privacy policy. The membership platform includes a members directory including name, LinkedIn, country and sector of the members. This is visible to members only. However, you are free to leave these fields open if you would not like to share this information.