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Become a Member

WCF membership is open to private sector contributors to the cocoa value chain, from farm to final product, including companies that work on agricultural inputs, financing, logistics, trading, transport, manufacturing, processing, production, and retail.

WCF Member Benefits

As a result of their financial support, technical expertise and active involvement, World Cocoa Foundation member companies enjoy the following benefits:

Credibility

  • Position your company as a sustainability leader
  • Convey to customers and consumers your company’s commitment to the highest
    standards for sustainable cocoa production
  • Help set the global cocoa sustainability agenda alongside other cocoa and chocolate companies, cocoa producing countries, civil society organizations, multilateral institutions, and certifiers and standard setting bodies

Knowledge

  • Access a global platform for joint learning and knowledge sharing including:
    • 100+ cocoa and chocolate companies
    • Sustainability experts and practitioners
    • Civil society organizations
    • WCF offices in West Africa and Latin America

Connection & Collaboration

  • Join a global convener for:
    • Networking with peers
    • Aligning on key issues
    • Engaging with producing country governments on policy
    • Solving shared problems through collective action

Reputational Safeguards

  • WCF serves as the chocolate and cocoa industry’s spokesorganization
    on sustainability, while promoting the industry’s reputation via strategic
    communications with media, civil society, farmer groups, governments, and other
    stakeholders
  • WCF provides rapid response capability, early alert and risk assessment on critical issues such as deforestation and child labor

For more information on becoming a member of the World Cocoa Foundation, please contact Tim McCoy: Tim.McCoy@worldcocoa.org or +1 202 737 7870.

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