Since the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) launched its Sustaining Membership programme in 2015, a distinguished group of companies have stepped up to provide ongoing finance to support the association’s core costs. This vital support enables 100% of membership fees donated by members to go directly to funding conservation work. It also provides the entire industry with a unique way to give back to nature, enabling businesses to work together to play their part in addressing the urgent issues of climate change and biodiversity loss.
EOCA has successfully multiplied the impact of the Sustaining Members’ donations, by using the funding to enable it to engage with increasing numbers of members. In 2021, EOCA turned this funding into a commitment of €665,000 for conservation projects – raised from membership fees, Summit Memberships and further fundraising efforts thanks to all of its members.
The association is delighted to announce its 2022 Sustaining Members, some who have continued this high level of investment since 2015, and others that have joined the programme more recently, in order to help realise the continued growth of the association and its impact. EOCA’s 2022 Sustaining members are Messe München (ISPO and OutDoor by ISPO), Pertex, Keen, Nikwax, The North Face, Stanley – a brand of PMI, and the EOG.