Environmental Partner

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Becoming an Environmental Partner

Environmental Partners are non-chartered members from any background, including individuals new to the water and environment sector and those with a passion in these areas, who are looking to stay abreast of the latest guidance, developments and independent information. By becoming a CIWEM environmental partner you can help us do more and join a community of thousands dedicated to improving water and environmental management for all.

As an Environmental Partner you will have access to the variety of benefits CIWEM membership has to offer including our industry leading magazine, The Environment, and journals, engaging with our extensive and respected policy and advocacy activities, and networking with our global community of industry leaders, practitioners and decision makers.

For those looking to upgrade their membership, the Environmental Partner grade enables you to showcase your dedication to the sector while working towards professional registration.

Who can join?

This membership grade is open to anyone, including individuals who are new to the industry and are working towards Member (MCIWEM) or Chartership (C.WEM), and those who want to showcase their interest in the water and environment sector.

Joining CIWEM as an environmental partner provides recognition of your commitment to the sector whilst you work towards full membership and chartership, allowing you to engage with your peers and contribute to CIWEM setting the standard for management of our environment and water resources across the globe.

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Why become an environmental partner?

Recognition of your professional commitment

Promote your commitment and enhance your career prospect through professional recognition of your work.

Build a global professional network

Get access to a powerful and supportive network of professionals. Through our regional branches, technical networks and special interest groups you can connect with like-minded professionals at events across the world.

Broaden your horizons and join the debate

Solve day-to-day work issues through accessible, informative and reliable information and advice. With your subscription to The Environment magazine, journals, policy position statements and case studies - membership will unlock a host of practical tools to support your work.

Develop your expertise and earning potential

Access a range of content and services to meet your development needs and build your expertise, including; good practice guides, technical papers, and online publications, as well as CPD relevant events.

Access mentoring

Develop your skills, relationships, capabilities, self-confidence, personal growth and work towards Chartership with a CIWEM Mentor.

Enhance your skills and employability

Utilise our professional development planning tools to support your career growth from the start.

How to get started

Follow these simple steps to become an Environmental Partner.

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How much does Environmental Partner membership cost?

There is an application fee of £155 (£100 if your organisation is a CIWEM Corporate Member). For Environmental Partners, the application fee includes subscription until the end of the calendar year.

The annual membership fee is £146.

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Get involved with our Early Careers Network

Our Early Careers Network is open to all our members who are new to the water and environment industry. Our mission is to connect a diverse pool of water and environment professionals starting out in their careers, typically those who have been in the sector for under five years. The aims of the group are to facilitate a platform of collaboration for networking, career development and most importantly, building the global CIWEM community.

It is a fantastic opportunity to network and socialise with other CIWEM members. We run seminars, workshops and socials.


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Need advice?

We’re with you every step of your application and throughout your membership, get detailed advice on your membership application from completing your mandatory competencies and preparing for your professional review interview to supporting you with your CPD. Just call +44(0)207 8313110 or email membership@ciwem.org and someone will be delighted to help.

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